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Journey to Space, NASA: The First 25 Years
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produced by J.L. Headlee, fl. 2008, in Journey to Space (Beverly Hills, CA: Choices, Inc., 2008), 49 mins
The second film, NASA: The First 25 Years, chronicles the history of this triumphant organization. This updated version of a film originally produced by NASA starts with the organization's beginnings and continues through the early Space Shuttle missions.
produced by J.L. Headlee, fl. 2008, in Journey to Space (Beverly Hills, CA: Choices, Inc., 2008), 49 mins
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MindField, Season 1, Episode 6A - Part 2, USST Part 2
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directed by Eric Thiessen, fl. 2009; produced by Sandra Panko, fl. 1997, Juxtapose Productions, in MindField, Season 1, Episode 6A - Part 2 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2010), 53 mins
"A series putting Canadian innovators firmly on the global stage. Mindfield will pull back the curtain to reveal the new wizards behind science and technology discoveries in Canada. The programme explores many disciplines within this genre; ag-bio research, medicine, academic research, alternative energy and the...
directed by Eric Thiessen, fl. 2009; produced by Sandra Panko, fl. 1997, Juxtapose Productions, in MindField, Season 1, Episode 6A - Part 2 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2010), 53 mins
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Modern Marvels, Season 12, Episode 67, Space Shuttle
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produced by Andrew Thomas, fl. 1988, in Modern Marvels, Season 12, Episode 67 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 48 mins
This documentary chronicles the development of the American space program, the advent of the space shuttle, and Dr. Robert Goddard's contributions to the liquid-fueled rocket revolutionized the space industry. Astronauts John Young and Sally Ride share their experiences from various space missions.
produced by Andrew Thomas, fl. 1988, in Modern Marvels, Season 12, Episode 67 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 48 mins
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To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure
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written by Henry Petroski (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 410 page(s)
In this book, Henry Petroski explores some notable engineering disasters (such as the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the Big Dig ceiling collapse) in an effort to justify that failures are inevitable with any technological development.
written by Henry Petroski (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 410 page(s)
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Connect
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Connect (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2012), 24 mins
Earlier this year, the space shuttle Atlantis sat waiting, as there were problems that needed to be ironed out before it could be launched on its mission to the Hubble Telescope, itself needing urgent repairs. With a major fault in one of its mirrors, it seemed the telescope was destined to be the world’s most e...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Connect (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2012), 24 mins
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Horizon, Season 23, Episode 18, Aircrash - The Burning Issue
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produced by Alec Nisbett, fl. 1980-1989, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 23, Episode 18 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 50 mins
This documentary examines the fire hazards present in commercial airliners, specifically those in British Airtours Flight 28M. With fire (and smoke inhalation) being the single greatest risk during a plane crash, the stakes for understanding fire dynamics have never been higher.
produced by Alec Nisbett, fl. 1980-1989, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 23, Episode 18 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 50 mins
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NASA: 25 Years of Glory, Apollo 13: Houston, We've Got a Problem
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produced by Don Wiseman, in NASA: 25 Years of Glory (Houston, TX: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1972), 28 mins
This documentary, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is about the Apollo 13 mission.
produced by Don Wiseman, in NASA: 25 Years of Glory (Houston, TX: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1972), 28 mins
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Report to the President: Actions to Implement the Recommendations of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident
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written by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (District of Columbia: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1986, originally published 1986), 55 page(s)
Submitted to President Ronald Reagan in July 1986, this report contains a list of recommendations from NASA following the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
written by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (District of Columbia: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1986, originally published 1986), 55 page(s)
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Seconds from Disaster, Season 2, Episode 1, Columbia's Last Flight
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in Seconds from Disaster, Season 2, Episode 1 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2005), 50 mins
Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart as it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere after a successful 16-day mission in space, killing all seven crew. NASA had not suffered such a loss since the Challenger in 1986. What caused the accident?
in Seconds from Disaster, Season 2, Episode 1 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2005), 50 mins
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Space Age: NASA's Story, 3, Triumph & Tragedy
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directed by Anabelle Marshall; produced by Anabelle Marshall, in Space Age: NASA's Story, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009, originally published 2009), 52 mins
A definitive, primetime guide, The Space Age: Nasa's Story offers a fresh look at an amazing organisation and mankind's quest to understand the universe. Blending stunningly restored footage with revealing, insightful and engaging interviews with the people who were there - the astronauts, family members and journ...
directed by Anabelle Marshall; produced by Anabelle Marshall, in Space Age: NASA's Story, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009, originally published 2009), 52 mins
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