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The planets. Volume 8, Destiny

Author: Samuel West; James Younger; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Arts and Entertainment Network.
Publisher: New York : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals a story of personal achievement and technological triumph, seen through the eyes of dozens of leading authorities on the leading edge of planetary exploration and on both sides of the high-stakes Cold War race into space. From our first glimpse of the dark side of the moon to the first high-risk dash through the rings of Saturn; from the search for extraterrestrial life to humanity's possible future on alien  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel West; James Younger; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Arts and Entertainment Network.
ISBN: 0767020553 9780767020558 0767021525 9780767021524
OCLC Number: 43117476
Notes: "The companion book to this program available from Yale University Press"--Container.
At head of title on container: The BBC presents.
Cast: Narrator, Samuel West.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 50 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Destiny
Responsibility: a BBC/A & E Network co-production ; writer and producer, James Younger.

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Reveals a story of personal achievement and technological triumph, seen through the eyes of dozens of leading authorities on the leading edge of planetary exploration and on both sides of the high-stakes Cold War race into space. From our first glimpse of the dark side of the moon to the first high-risk dash through the rings of Saturn; from the search for extraterrestrial life to humanity's possible future on alien worlds, it's an epic journey of cosmic discovery, amazement and adventure.

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