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The Resource Space men, an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; producers, Amanda Pollak, Steven Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak

Space men, an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; producers, Amanda Pollak, Steven Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak

Label
Space men
Title
Space men
Statement of responsibility
an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; producers, Amanda Pollak, Steven Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak
Contributor
Film director
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
On an August morning in 1960, Air Force Captain Joseph Kittinger stepped out of a helium balloon twenty miles above Earth, hurtling down at over 400 miles per hour. The little-known story of the men whose scientific experiments laid critical groundwork for NASA's manned space program, a decade before President Kennedy committed the nation to sending a man to the moon
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Buddy Squires ; edited by Don Kleszy ; original music by Peter Rundquist ; executive producer, Mark Samels
Date time place
Originally broadcast as a single episode of the television program American Experience Mar. 1, 2016
Dewey number
  • 358.40092
  • B
Intended audience
Rating: TVPG
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
UG626.2.K58
LC item number
A64 2016
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pollak, Amanda
  • Murphy, Michael
  • Insignia Films
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kittinger, Joe
  • United States
  • Balloonists
  • Space flight
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Space men, an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; producers, Amanda Pollak, Steven Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fastest man -- Explorers -- Project Manhigh -- Manhigh II -- The right stuff
Control code
ocn944199590
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781627896757
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887028127
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMX62806
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o944199590
  • (OCoLC)944199590
System details
DVD, widescreen (16x9); Dolby 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Space men, an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; producers, Amanda Pollak, Steven Ives ; written and directed by Amada Pollak
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fastest man -- Explorers -- Project Manhigh -- Manhigh II -- The right stuff
Control code
ocn944199590
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (60 min.)
Isbn
9781627896757
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887028127
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
AMX62806
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o944199590
  • (OCoLC)944199590
System details
DVD, widescreen (16x9); Dolby 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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