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Promise in the Sky

Synopsis
Suggests that investment in space technology is perhaps a ‘flight from reality’ with so many problems on earth requiring urgent attention. Discusses the benefits that have and will be experienced, worldwide, from the development of technological capability in space. Emphasis is on satellites for data communication, weather forecasting and resource mapping and monitoring.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Video; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 29 min. Videocassette. VHS. col. 29 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1980
Availability
Hire
Sale
Uses
Useful for courses following general themes such as technology, science and society.*
Subjects
Technology
Keywords
meteorology; remote sensing by satellite; space technology

Credits

Director
Bill Metcalfe
Producer
Judith Davison
Contributor
Jim Hubbard
Cast
Gary Watson 

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Sponsor

Name

Central Office of Information

Phone
020 7928 2345
Fax
020 7928 5037
Address
Hercules Road
LONDON
SE1 7DU
Notes
Contact: Vince Sannessee
Name

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Distributor

Name

CFL Vision

Email
euroview@compuserve.com
Web
http://www.euroview.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01937 541010
Fax
01937 541083
Address
PO Box 35
Wetherby LS23 7EX

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