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The Astronomy Series

This series of programs introduces viewers to the wonders of space and astronomy. Series: 7 programs (30 to 60 minutes).

List of Titles


Astro Smiles: Laughs in Space

Astro Smiles: Laughs in Space

"Highly Recommended! This program shows the lighter side of space flight, and how zero gravity affects such basic things as yoyos, jacks, paper airplanes, gyroscopes, as well as basic human activities like sleeping, eating, and moving around. With the loss of the space shuttle 'Columbia,' a program such as this Click for more


Mars: The Red Frontier (cc)

Mars: The Red Frontier (cc)

Mars and Earth are brother and sister - or they were 4 billion years ago. They started life as equals, with similar atmospheres, planetary features and climates. On Earth life has flourished, but what happened to Mars? There are many people seeking the answer to that question, including paleontologist and fossil hunter, Click for more


Mars: The Red Planet

Mars: The Red Planet

"Recommended. Introduced by astronaut Charles "Charlie" Duke, who was the major driver of the lunar land rover, this program documents the two Viking Explorer missions to Mars in the 1970's, both with actual film taken by the Rovers, as well as detailed animation and special effects showing how the Viking probes Click for more


Moore on the Moon

Moore on the Moon

Sir Patrick Moore is one of the best-known and most respected astronomers in the world. For many, he is the popular face of astronomy, having presented the BBC's longest-running program, The Sky at Night, for nearly 50 years. Behind Moore's infectious enthusiasm and eccentric style lies a knowledge and Click for more


NASA Man: Dr. Vaughan Clift (cc)

NASA Man: Dr. Vaughan Clift (cc)

Dr. Vaughan Clift develops medical technology for astronauts at NASA (National Aeronautic and Space Agency) in Houston, Texas. The bizarre conditions in space are a great stimulus to creative solutions to very unusual problems. Amongst other things, he has invented a simple way of collecting and preserving blood Click for more


The Universe

The Universe

Astronaut Russell "Rusty" Schweickart, who traveled into space aboard Apollo 9, introduces this documentary that address the questions: what is the universe and could there be life in the universe? Appropriately narrated by actor William Shatner (Star Trek), this program goes beyond the earth, Click for more


Who's Out There? The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life

Who's Out There? The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life

Academy AwardŽ -winner Orson Welles became world famous for his1938 radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds, which depicted monstrous life-forms from Mars invading Earth; so who could be better than he to host this digitally re-mastered classic that offers an investigation of extraterrestrial life and Click for more





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