2 DVD Set (Space Facts I /Space Facts II)
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.