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Future habitats and advanced transportation

Author: Rob MikuriyaJaime EscalanteLeonard NimoyGuion Stewart BlufordFoundation for Advancements in Science and Education.All authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : Distributed by PBS Video, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first segment explores how math is used to shape our vision of the future, including designing lunar landing stations, asteroid colonies, Mars outposts and other possibilities. The second segment explores advanced transportation and shows how math is used to help designers and visionaries develop cars, trains, and other transportation systems for the future.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Mikuriya; Jaime Escalante; Leonard Nimoy; Guion Stewart Bluford; Foundation for Advancements in Science and Education.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 0793608554 9780793608553
OCLC Number: 28447896
Notes: "Futures² with Jaime Escalante."
Originally shown on the television program: Futures²
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Executive producer, Steven R. Heard ; senior producer, Kathie Heard ; producer/director, Rob Mikuriya.
Cast: Leonard Nimoy, Guy Bluford.
Performer(s): Presenter: Jaime Escalante.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Future habitats & advanced transportation
Futures² (Television program)
Responsibility: a FASE Production.

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The first segment explores how math is used to shape our vision of the future, including designing lunar landing stations, asteroid colonies, Mars outposts and other possibilities. The second segment explores advanced transportation and shows how math is used to help designers and visionaries develop cars, trains, and other transportation systems for the future.

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