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4 Disc Set (3D World Atlas /Interactive Atlas /Space Facts I & II)

Interactive Atlas — Start your travels in your home state, or journey through one of the featured places of mystery: Atlantis, the Bermuda Triangle, Loch Ness, Roswell, Stonehenge, etc. And of course your virtual expedition can include visits to countries, provinces, states, and cities throughout the world. You can explore by clicking on the interactive map, or search by categories such as geographic features, regions, and "of interest"

3D World Atlas lets you explore the world like never before. This product brings the experience to life unlike any typical, flat atlases by creating a sensation of depth, time, and space I haven't found in other products. This program takes interactive mapping to a new level, with "virtual globe" technology that renders flat maps as 3D globes which rotate on your command. Windows compatible (including XP, Vista and 7).

Space Facts I – This unique video takes a fact-filled look at 23 of the most important events from man's on-going adventure in space. Starting with the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik I, you will learn the key information that makes these achievements so memorable and important to the development of modern science. Among the subjects covered are: The Mercury Astronauts, the first woman in space, the Gemini program, the race to the moon, Apollo 13, Skylab, the Viking and Voyager probes, the Space Shuttle and the discovery of possible life-form remains in a meteorite from Mars. Total runtime is approximately 52 minutes.

Space Facts II explores the link between space exploration and its impact on technological, environmental and medical advances. This DVD puts viewers on the forefront of space exploration, examining its role on Earth in fighting forest fires, controlling diseases (such as diabetes), combating air pollution, and mapping solar and lunar cycles. Marvel at how space exploration impacts everyday life in ways you never imagined. Delve into the history and evolution of "space planes" and space suits. Space Facts II also includes visually stunning images shot from space that show the sun's violent energy and the Earth's spectacular beauty. Total runtime is approximately 50 minutes.