Item Details

Colonizing Space [electronic resource]

A&E Television Networks, LLC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In this program, scientific experts discuss the ultimate space mission - the establishment of a colony on Mars - including how they plan to grow food in space, recycle wastewater, and introduce greenhouse gases to revive the red planet and make it more habitable for humans.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
45 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 25, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Related Title
Universe (Television program)
Series
The Universe
Universe
Contents
  • Reasons to Colonize Space (2:03)
  • Prime Real Estate for Colonization (2:15)
  • Long Range Mission Planning (3:12)
  • Mars Direct Mission Plan (3:45)
  • Trip to Mars (3:09)
  • Life in Space (2:41)
  • Potential Dangers on Mars Mission (3:55)
  • Space Pioneer Criteria (3:13)
  • Mars Mission Practice Stations (3:13)
  • Findings in Mars Training Exercises (1:35)
  • 2040: Destination Mars (2:28)
  • 2040: Mars Research (2:37)
  • 2040: Mars Habitat (2:43)
  • 2040 Terra-forming and Genetic Engineering (4:05)
  • Future Generations of Space Exploration (1:40)
  • Credits: Colonizing Space (0:34)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2008.
Publisher no.
  • 43132s Films Media Group
  • 43140 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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