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"NASA: 50 Years Of Space Exploration": Enjoy the epic story of NASA and American space exploration like never before! This exciting and comprehensive 5-DVD collector's edition takes you on the adventure of a lifetime, a showcase of all the most thrilling moments in U.S. space exploration - while also examining the heartbreaking events when tragedy struck our heroes. It's all here... the Eagle had landed historic mission to the moon by Apollo 11; the amazing flight of John Glenn in Friendship 7; the landmark docking of Apollo and Soyuz; the scientific breakthrough of Skylab; the horrific Challenger disaster; plus so many more of the dramatic events in NASA's 50 year history. What's more, this highly informative special edition offers so many fascinating stories you might never see - the launch and retrieval of satellites; behind-the-scenes on a space station; the true story of spy satellites; travel beyond Marsthis is the most complete, entertaining and educational presentation of the amazing history of America's space exploration available! "History Of The Space Shuttle": Columbia's autonomous journey around the Earth during February 1981 opened a new chapter in space exploration. The advent of a "spaceworthy" vehicle severed our dependence upon "Mission Control," and placed the emphasis upon the new vistas observed by the astronauts themselves. The Space Shuttle represented the culmination of more than a century's worth of thought and technological experimentation. This 5-DVD collection features hours of rare archival film and photographs dating back to the pioneering efforts of the 1960s that paved the way for Challenger's ascent. After placing NASA's "Space Workhorse" in context, History of the Space Shuttle takes you behind the scenes of every mission the vessels have undertaken during the past three decades.
Biographies, Trivia Questions, Photo Gallery.
Some Scenes Presented in Black & White.
|Studio Name:||Image Entertainment|
|DVD Release Date:||01/23/2012|
|Screen Format:||Full Frame|
|Run Time (in minutes):||1086 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital 2.0|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.9|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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