THE SPACE EXPERIENCE
1988, 26 minutes each
Purchase: $250 each/$1,000 series Classroom Rental: $55 each episode/$250 series
Astronaut Marc Garneau, a veteran of the Challenger Space Shuttle, hosts this six-part series which takes us on a guided tour of space exploration.
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Reviews**** Highly Recommended "...outstanding...the series does a very good job of presenting the myriad aspects of space activities."--Video Rating Guide for Libraries
FLYING ON FIRE
Shows why the incredible power of rockets is necessary to break out of the earth's gravitational field and examines how this power is created and controlled.
Humankind has evolved over millions of years to survive in the earth's environment. Now we enter space. This program explores the characteristics of this new environment, its impact on people, and how we survive in it.
Increasingly, we venture into space not merely to go there but to accomplish specific tasks. This program looks at how the space environment affects and dictates what we want to do and how we do it.
Space is a multi-billion dollar industry. In this episode, we look at how money is made and lost in space.
EXPLORING THE EDGE
This episode investigates how space exploration has given us a new perspective on our planet, a greater understanding of our planetary neighbors, and an increased knowledge of the universe.
Our movement into space is having a profound impact on human consciousness. It is the first major exploration to be lived, vicariously, through television, by vast numbers of people.