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Mysteries of Space

Synopsis
A two-volume collection of vintage US documentaries on the origins of the universe and space exploration, featuring distinguished scientists and guest narrators. Films comprise:

Disc 1
A View of the Sky - Explore the theories of the origin of our Solar System.
A Man’s reach Should Exceed His Grasp - Narrated by Burgress Meredith, this is the story of man’s dream of flight and of space exploration.
Universe - Award-winning documentary of our incredible universe.

Disc 2
Skylab and the Sun - Explore one of man’s most ambitious endeavors, Skylab, the first space station.
Earthspace: Our Environment - An in-depth look at our home, the Earth.
The Moon: An Emerging Planet - Our closest neighbor.
The Space Shuttle: A Remarkable Flying Machine - Man’s first re-useable spacecraft and the men who made it possible.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2008
Subjects
Astronomy
Keywords
cosmology; space exploration; Astronomy

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
158 minutes
Year
2008

Distributor

Name

Quantum Leap

Notes
The company ceased trading in 2018. It was previously a distributor and online retailer specialising in non-fiction DVD titles on a wide variety of subjects, particularly in the areas of music instruction, music performance, sport instruction, and health. Some titles also available through retail outlets.
 

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