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Apollo 13 : to the edge and back

Author: Noel BucknerRob WhittleseyWill LymanChristopher C KraftJim LovellAll authors
Publisher: [South Burlington, Vt.] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full screenView all editions and formats
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Presents an account of the ill-fated Apollo 13 moon mission. Shows how the ground controllers had to solve the difficult problem of getting the astronauts James Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert back to Earth with limited air, water, and electricity. Includes interviews with the astronauts, their families, and the scientists who worked on the mission.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Adventure (Nonfiction)
Named Person: Jim Lovell; Fred Haise; John L Swigert
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Buckner; Rob Whittlesey; Will Lyman; Christopher C Kraft; Jim Lovell; Gene Kranz; Fred Haise; Sy Liebergot; Clint Burton; A A Leonov; Glynn Lunney; Jerry Gilmore; Sheldon Mirowitz; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Zenkoku Asahi Hōsō Kabushiki Kaisha.; Central Independent Television.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 159375194X 9781593751944
OCLC Number: 56132926
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
Subtitle on container: A thrilling struggle against all odds.
"PBS."
Originally broadcast on television as an episode of the television program Nova.
Program content: c1994.
Credits: Music, Sheldon Mirowitz.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman ; interviewees, Christopher Kraft, Jim Lovell, Gene Kranz, Fred Haise, Sy Liebergot, Clint Burton, Alexei Leonov, Glynn Lunney, Jerry Gilmore, John Aaron, Jack Swigert, Mary Haise, Barbara Lovell.
Target Audience: TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approx. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation.
Contents: The race to the moon --
"Houston, we have a problem" --
The need for redundant systems --
Help on the ground --
The far side of the moon --
Waiting and enduring --
Correcting the trajectory --
Re-entry.
Other Titles: Apollo thirteen
To the edge and back
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a coproduction of WGBH Boston, TV Asahi Japan, and Central Independent Television UK ; written, produced and directed by Noel Buckner, Rob Whittlesey.

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Presents an account of the ill-fated Apollo 13 moon mission. Shows how the ground controllers had to solve the difficult problem of getting the astronauts James Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert back to Earth with limited air, water, and electricity. Includes interviews with the astronauts, their families, and the scientists who worked on the mission.

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