Essential Space Collection DVD

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  • Additional Details
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 270 Minutes
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Studio: Discovery Channel
  • DVD Release Date: June 15, 2010
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Mono
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Color: Color
  • Release Date: 2009
The Essential Space Collection DVD features six episodes of thrills through outer space. Land on the explosive fireball Io, travel to the frigid Triton, and follow Burt Rutan as he builds a personal space vehicle. The space videos takes viewers of all ages on a journey of outer world proportions.

The Essential Space Collection DVD rockets to the outer limits of intergalactic exploration in the Discovery Channel's most exciting and absorbing space programs. Travel to the explosive fireball Io. The space videos also invite viewers to join researchers as they prepare for the 2018 mission to Mars and beyond, get a hands-on look at the first personal space vehicle that could jumpstart tourism into space and so much more in this special, otherworldly collection.

Episodes:

95 Worlds and Counting
Land on the explosive fireball Io, the frigid Triton and the potentially life-giving Europa in this episode that explores the solar system's most exotic real estate: moons. Once dismissed as trivial ice-balls, these celestial bodies may hold the key to life in space.

Space Shuttle: Countdown to Comeback
In the wake of the space shuttle Columbia disaster, NASA scientists and engineers have been working to get America's space program back on track. Come onboard the July 2005 flight to return the shuttle to space as told by the people who lived through this historic 12-day mission.

Black Sky: The Race for Space
Follow Burt Rutan, considered the man who reinvented the airplane, as he builds a personal space vehicle, SpaceShipOne. Witness Rutan's test flight into space as he races to win the X-Prize: $10 million awarded to build a spacecraft to jumpstart the space tourism industry.

Base Camp Moon
Previous moon expeditions have provided scientists with astounding information and insights that have helped shape technological advancements in fields as diverse as biology, geology, astrophysics and chemistry. But there is more to be learned. Join top researchers as they prepare for the 2018 mission to establish a presence on Mars and beyond.

Starship Orion: The Future of Space Travel
Behind-the-scenes exploration of NASA's premiere research facilities reveals the dynamic and often dramatic design process of Starship Orion. NASA's ambitious goal to build the safest, most reliable and re-usable space exploration system in history features a complex design process where every decision is critical and none is without consequence.

Space Station Live: HD
View footage of the live feed from the International Space Station and get closer than ever to the ISS experience. Showcasing the technology and lives of the people working here, this program provides a fascinating update on what has been accomplished and what lies ahead for this orbiting science laboratory.

Buy the Essential Space Collection DVD, and bring home six episodes of one of TVís most exciting and absorbing space programs.

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