Exploring in space: the Van Allen radiation belts

United States, 1963

Film
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Dr James Van Allen and other scientists explain some of the purposes and methods of obtaining information in exploratory space flights. Uses animated drawings, models and live photography to visualise the relationships between the earth, the sun, the magnetosphere, and the radiation belts, and to explain how radio equipped space craft explore the radiation regions.

Credits

producer

Charles Probst

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:16:12:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1963

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30013

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cosmology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Outer space - Exploration

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radiation

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space flight

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space ships

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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