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NASA - A Retrospective


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Travel the timeline of U.S. space exploration in the 4-DVD set NASA: A Retrospective, exclusively from the National Archives.
Disk Count: 4
Video Format: Standard
Run Time: Approx. 5 hours


Nine complete programs take you inside the testing and training of astronauts, on board with John Glenn and even along on Columbia’s first mission. Also, relive the harrowing moments of Apollo 13.

The rigorous testing, training and selection of the original seven astronauts for Project Mercury.

Friendship 7
Launch into space aboard John Glenn’s first manned flight on February 20, 1962.

Apollo 13: Houston, We Have a Problem
Relive the harrowing moments after the explosion and the efforts to get the crew home.

Smell Steps, Giant Strides: 1973
See all of NASA’s historic accomplishments, from 1958-1973, on its 15th anniversary.

Who’s Out There?
In 1975, NASA asks: Is there extraterrestrial life in the universe? Narrated by Orson Welles.

The Mission of Apollo/Soyuz
Watch as two nations, the U.S. and Russia, come together in the name of space exploration.

Space Shuttle: A Remarkable Flying Machine
Go along on space shuttle Columbia’s first mission and see what happened on- and off-board.

Assignment: Shoot the Moon
See how NASA explored the moon to pave the way for the Apollo missions.

The Eagle Has Landed
Relive July 20, 1969, and everything that led up to man walking, or hopping, on the moon.