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Flight to Mars

Synopsis
Follows the development of the ‘Beagle 2’ Mars lander for the 2003 European Space Agency mission to Mars. It was designed by British scientist Colin Pillinger to search for criteria to determine whether life has been or was possible and will utilise a sub-surface ‘mole’, cameras, microscopes, X-ray spectrometers and other equipment. Contributors to the mission include artist Damien Hirst and pop group Blur.
Series
Edge, The: Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min.
Year of production
2000
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £30.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Space science
Keywords
space technology

Production Company

Name

Infonation

Email
mail@infonation.org.uk
Web
http://www.infonation.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7598 0273
Fax
020 7370 1082
Address
272a Earls Court Road
London
SW5 9AS

Sponsor

Name

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Distributor

Name

London Television Service

Email
lts@londontv.com
Web
http://www.londontv.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7434 1121
Fax
020 7734 0619
Address
21-25 St Anne’s Court
London
W1V 3AW

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