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    NASA News Conference on Exoplanets

    Five scientists from NASA and the space agency’s research partners announced the discovery of seven Earth-like exoplanets orbiting a nearby star during a news conference at NASA…

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    Space for Women

    This recruitment and educational film contains interviews with women employed by NASA and shows the variety of work they do. Featured were Research Psychologist Patricia S. Cowings, Audio…

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    Friendship 7

    This NASA film details the February 20, 1962, Mercury “Friendship 7” mission, during which John Glenn became the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the earth.

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    The John Glenn Story

    On February 20, 1962, John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. In a flight lasting just under five hours, he orbited the earth three times in a spacecraft named…

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    NASA Dawn Mission to Asteroid Belt

    Marc Rayman talked about the mission and discoveries of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, the only spacecraft ever to reach and orbit a dwarf planet and to reach any two extraterrestrial…

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    NASA Viking Mission to Mars

    NASA historians discussed the Viking program, which landed the first U.S. spacecraft on Mars on July 20, 1976. They also talked about the scientific experiments conducted on Mars and how…

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    Planet Mars

    This film showed what had been learned about the planet Mars from Earth-based telescopes and observations from the 1964-1971 Mariner fly-by spacecraft missions, and through the 1976 Viking…

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    Science Reporter: Suited for Space

    Science Reporter: Suited for Space is a 1966 NASA TV program, one of 13 produced in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and WGBH Boston. This episode traces the…

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    Science Reporter: Food for Space Travelers

    Science Reporter: Food for Space Travelers is a 1966 NASA TV program, one of 13 produced in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and WGBH Boston. This episode examines…

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    Gemini VIII, This is Houston Flight

    This NASA film chronicles the sixth manned Gemini mission, which was the first to dock with another craft in space. An emergency forced the cancellation of other activities and the capsule…

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    Space Shuttle Challenger Accident Investigation

    A report by NASA’s Data and Design Analysis Task Force on the sequence of events and causes of the January 28, 1986, Challenger explosion which took the lives of all seven crew members.

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    Space Shuttle

    Space Shuttle: A Remarkable Flying Machine is a NASA documentary of the first Space Shuttle Mission. Space Shuttle Columbia lifted off on April 12, 1981, and stayed in orbit for about two…

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    Apollo 13: Houston We've Got a Problem

    This 1970 NASA film documents the fifth Lunar Mission, during which astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swiggert canceled plans to land on the moon after oxygen tanks aboard the…

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    Space Shuttle Challenger Mission Teacher Training

    Teacher crew member Christa McAuliffe and alternate Barbara Morgan were shown meeting the Challenger crew, then testing food and being fitted for clothing at Houston’s Johnson Space Center.

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    Space Shuttle 25th Anniversary

    Veterans of the first space shuttle talked with Johnson Space Center employees about the first flight and answered questions from the audience. John Young and Robert Crippen were…

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    NASA Highlights 1965

    This film is a detailed report on NASA’s numerous projects during 1965, including the manned space program, the Mariner 4 flyby of Mars and other lunar and planetary missions, physics and…

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    The Mission of Apollo-Soyuz

    This 1975 NASA film documents the July 15-24, 1975, Soviet and U.S. joint mission to dock an Apollo spacecraft and a Soyuz spacecraft for two days.

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    NASA Briefing on Pluto

    NASA revealed more images of Pluto as captured by its New Horizons spacecraft during its July 14th flyby.

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    NASA New Horizons Pluto Mission

    NASA officials revealed images of Pluto as captured by its New Horizons spacecraft and spoke about the mission.

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    NASA New Horizons Pluto Mission

    NASA scientists and researchers at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland showed off the closest and most detailed photographs of the dwarf planet Pluto and its…

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