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The Resource Space men, an Insignia Films production for American experience ; American Experience Films, PBS ; produced by Amanda Pollak, Stephen Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak

Space men, an Insignia Films production for American experience ; American Experience Films, PBS ; produced by Amanda Pollak, Stephen Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak

Label
Space men
Title
Space men
Statement of responsibility
an Insignia Films production for American experience ; American Experience Films, PBS ; produced by Amanda Pollak, Stephen Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak
Contributor
Broadcaster
Commentator
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
On an August morning in 1960, Air Force Captain Joseph Kittinger stepped out of a helium balloon twenty miles above Earth, hurtling down at over 400 miles per hour. The little-known story of the men whose scientific experiments laid critical groundwork for NASA's manned space program, a decade before President Kennedy committed the nation to sending a man to the moon
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Cataloging source
NLM
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videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Buddy Squires ; edited by Don Kleszy ; original music by Peter Rundquist ; executive producer, Mark Samels
Date time place
Originally broadcast as a single episode of the television program American Experience Mar. 1, 2016
Intended audience
TV parental guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children)
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy ; commentators, Ken Hollings, Craig Ryan, Joseph Kittinger, Burkhard Bilger
Runtime
54
Technique
live action
Label
Space men, an Insignia Films production for American experience ; American Experience Films, PBS ; produced by Amanda Pollak, Stephen Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • Running time indicated on container: approx. 60 minutes; program running time: 54 minutes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fastest man -- Explorers -- Project Manhigh -- Manhigh II -- The right stuff
Control code
944199590
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781627896757
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887028127
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62806
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944199590
  • (OCoLC)ocn944199590
System details
DVD; NTSC, widescreen presentation; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Space men, an Insignia Films production for American experience ; American Experience Films, PBS ; produced by Amanda Pollak, Stephen Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Documentary
  • Running time indicated on container: approx. 60 minutes; program running time: 54 minutes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fastest man -- Explorers -- Project Manhigh -- Manhigh II -- The right stuff
Control code
944199590
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781627896757
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887028127
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62806
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944199590
  • (OCoLC)ocn944199590
System details
DVD; NTSC, widescreen presentation; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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