Viking

United States, 1976

Film
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Presents a comprehensive look at the preparations for the Viking/Mars landing scheduled July 4, 1976. The landing marks the beginning of the search for life on the Martian surface, and other scientific experiments. The focus is on scientists connected with the Viking mission, exploring with them the problems, solutions, concerns, anxieties, and aspirations leading to the event.

Credits

producer

Kenneth Grimm

production company

Image Associates

Language

English

Duration

00:27:42:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30098

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Aeronautics - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life on other planets

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mars (Planet)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Outer space - Exploration

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientific expeditions

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space flight

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Viking Mars Program

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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