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Title Rise of the rockets [video recording] / a Nova production by Bigger Bang Communications Limited for WGBH/Boston ; written and produced by Christopher Riley ; producer and location director, James Wright.

Publication Info. [Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS, [2019]
[Alexandria, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2019]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  629.4 R573    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
stereo rdacpc
Dolby digital 5.1
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
Region 1 rdare
Educational television programs lcgft
Note Documentary.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Nova on the PBS network.
Performer Narrator, Eric Meyers ; commentators, Tim Fernholz, Alan Lindenmoyer, Jason Kalirai, Jody Singer.
Summary Rockets are becoming cheaper and more powerful than before thanks to new technologies. As companies make space more accessible and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration seems to be on the horizon. But will this seeming rocket Renaissance become just more than hype? NOVA explores the latest rocket technologies and the growing role private citizens may have in space.
System Details DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Source AMA 08.2019 PARS
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject Rocketry.
Rocketry -- Research -- United States.
Rocketry -- Technological innovations -- United States.
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Research -- United States.
Space flight -- Technological innovations -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Science television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Educational television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Riley, Christopher, 1967- television producer, screenwriter.
Wright, James (Producer), television producer.
Meyers, Eric, 1959- commentator.
Fernholz, Tim, commentator.
Lindenmoyer, Alan, commentator.
Kalirai, Jason, commentator.
Singer, Jody, commentator.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Contained in (work): Nova (Television program)
ISBN 9781531709501
Standard No. 841887041256
Music No. NV61822 PBS

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