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Early Space Exploration

There are 7 videos in this category and 6 videos in 2 subcategories.

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Ages: 10 - 18
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1959: Space monkeys - Universal News
From YouTube, produced by Universal International News
Monkeys "Able" and "Baker" became the first monkeys to survive spaceflight after their 1959 flight. This video is actual news footage from the 1960s.  Black and white.  Run time 02:08.
July 18, 2009 at 01:11 PM
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Ages: 7 - 14
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A Space Art Trip to the Moon
From YouTube, produced by Kurdstan Planetarium
This video may be a great way to introduce students to space exploration. A collection of rare and spectacular Pre-Space Age Images, showing an old age dream of flying to the Moon, a dream that was only fulfilled on 20 July 1969, when Neil Armstrong ... [more]
November 13, 2012 at 09:38 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Astrospies
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
A govenment program in the 1960's to put astronauts in space to spy on the Soviet Union.
November 27, 2010 at 01:06 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Commercial Space Exploration
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by The News Source
Antonio Neves reports on the Phezu Space Company, a privately-held outer space repair shop, to investigate the pros and cons of commercial industries becoming involved in space exploration. Learn what space exploration stands to gain, as well as the ... [more]
April 8, 2012 at 11:46 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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History in HD - Sending Life into Outer Space
From YouTube, produced by smithsonian
The beginning of space exploration was full of questions and unknowns; until they started sending living organisms into orbit, no one knew if the vacuum of outer space would be deadly. (02:23)
April 10, 2012 at 06:29 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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The History of Missions to Space
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The History of Missions to Space - The viewer will earn about the history of supersonic rocket airplane F15 in this six-minute film. The viewer will also learn about the unmanned spacecraft to the moon.
July 22, 2011 at 06:13 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
1000 Views:
The Space Race
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This three minute video shows the U.S. competition with the U.S.S.R. for technological dominance spurred the U.S. on to the first-ever landing on the Moon. The video points out why science and math were given priority so that the US could catch the R... [more]
September 6, 2010 at 07:26 PM
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