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Title Apollo 13 [videorecording] : to the edge and back / a coproduction of WGBH Boston, TV Asahi Japan, and Central Independent Television UK ; written, produced and directed by Noel Buckner, Rob Whittlesey.

Imprint [South Burlington, Vt.] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    629.454 APO    Available
Edition Full screen.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Note Documentary.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note Subtitle on container: A thrilling struggle against all odds.
Performer 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.
Credits Music, Sheldon Mirowitz.
Note "PBS."
Originally broadcast on television as an episode of the television program Nova.
Program content: c1994.
System Details DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation.
Audience TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Summary 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.
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.
Subject Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) -- Accidents.
Apollo 13 (Spacecraft)
Space vehicle accidents -- United States.
Space flight to the moon.
Lovell, Jim.
Haise, Fred, 1933-
Swigert, John L. (John Leonard), 1931-1982.
Astronauts -- United States.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Science television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary -- Feature.
Adventure (Nonfiction)
Added Author Buckner, Noel. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Whittlesey, Rob. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Lyman, Will, 1948- Narrator.
Kraft, Christopher C.
Lovell, Jim.
Kranz, Gene.
Haise, Fred, 1933-
Liebergot, Sy, 1936-
Burton, Clint.
Leonov, A. A. (Alekseĭ Arkhipovich), 1934-
Lunney, Glynn S.
Gilmore, Jerry.
Mirowitz, Sheldon.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Zenkoku Asahi Hōsō Kabushiki Kaisha.
Central Independent Television.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
WGBH Video (Firm)
Added Title Apollo thirteen
To the edge and back
Nova (Television program)
ISBN 159375194X
9781593751944
Standard No. 783421262690
Music No. WG26269 WGBH Boston Video

 
    
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