Seeds of discovery

United States, 1970

Film
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An introduction to planetary exploration and scientific satellite research considered for the 1970’s. Briefly describes plans for Mariner flybys of Mars, Pioneer studies of Jupiter, landings of unmanned Viking spacecraft on Mars, a grand tour of the outer planets, and solar and other astronomy research.

Credits

production company

MRC Films

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

producer/director

Bert Lawrence

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009600

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Astronautics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Astronomy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Jupiter (Planet)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mars (Planet)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Outer space - Exploration

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Planets - Exploration

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientific expeditions

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientific satellites

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar system

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space ships

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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