Space probes: exploring our solar system

United States, 1964

Film
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Tells the story of efforts to explore the outer regions of space from the launching of Pioneer 1 in 1958 to the program in 1964 for gaining more information about the moon, the sun, and the solar system. Examines the problems involved in collecting and relaying the information from space probes and explains how such problems are being, or will be, solved in preparation for manned space expeditions.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:10:03:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28772

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Moon - Exploration

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Outer space - Exploration

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Pioneer (Space probes)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar system

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space flight - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space flight to the moon

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space ships

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Sun - Observations

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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