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Author: Samuel West; 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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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel West; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Arts and Entertainment Network.
ISBN: 0767020553 9780767020558 0767021592 9780767021593 0767021584 9780767021586 0767021576 9780767021579 0767021568 9780767021562 076702155X 9780767021555 0767021541 9780767021548 0767021533 9780767021531 0767021525 9780767021524
OCLC Number: 42878547
Notes: "The companion book to this program available from Yale University Press"--Container.
Credits: Executive producer, John Lynch ; series producer, David McNab ; writer and producer, James Younger.
Cast: Narrator, Samuel West.
Description: 8 videocassettes (ca. 400 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: v. 1. Different worlds --
v. 2. Terra Firma --
v. 3. Giants --
v. 4. Moon --
v. 5. Star --
v. 6. Atmosphere --
v. 7. Life beyond the Sun --
v. 8. Destiny.
Responsibility: a BBC/A & E network co-production.

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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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