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Prelinger Archives: Highlights 1965 - a Progress Report (Part II) (1965) [electronic resource]

Prelinger Archives
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
This Prelinger Archives film is an overview of NASA activities during and leading up to 1965. Live-action and animated imagery depict the launch of Mariner 4 mission to Mars, covering both interplanetary data gathered during the flight as well as knowledge gained from the spacecraft's encounter with the Red Planet. Rudimentary, early photographs of Mars' surface are included. Next, the film focuses on the first Voyager mission and its planned probes to further study Mars, then moves on to discussions of more Pioneer missions to Venus as well as the research accomplishments of various Gemini missions. Planned bio-satellite systems with living specimen payloads are shown too.
Release Date
1965
Run Time
12 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Highlights 1965 - A Progress Report. (Part II) (1965)
Contents
  • Highlights 1965
  • A Progress Report (Part II) (1965) (12:00)
Credits
Produced by Norwood Studios, Inc., for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1965.
Publisher no.
41810 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (12 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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