Duke, Charlie 1935-
Most widely held works about Charlie Duke
Most widely held works by Charlie Duke
In the shadow of the Moon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of NASA's Apollo program and the lunar landings by American astronauts made between 1968 and 1972. Features rare archival footage and interviews with surviving astronauts.
For all mankind ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Presents an impressionistic look at NASA's first manned flights to the moon as filmed and narrated by the astronauts who made the voyages.
Charlie Duke, moonwalker ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
One of the twelve men to walk on the moon tells the story of the Apollo 16 moon mission.
The wonder of it all real American heroes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Profiles seven astronauts who walked on the moon and how the experience affected them.
In the shadow of the Moon remember when the whole world looked up ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Between 1968 and 1972, the world watched in awe each time an American spacecraft voyaged to the Moon. Only 12 American men have walked upon its surface and they remain the only human beings to have stood on another world. Now for the first time, a combination of archival material from the original NASA film footage, much of it never before seen and interviews with the surviving astronauts tells the story of the Apollo space program.
Moonwalker by Charlie Duke ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 libraries worldwide
For all mankind the secret of Thomas Edison ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Two girls, desperate to win the grand prize in the school science fair, enter a mysterious library, searching for the perfect project. Suddenly they are transported to the year 1878 to Menlo Park laboratory to watch Thomas Edison and his team invent the light bulb. In telling the story, the video illustrates the use of teamwork and persistence in science and science fair projects. Includes a video quiz on Edison (2 min.) at the end.
Planet Mars ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film discussing what has been learned about the planet Mars from Earth-based telescopes, observations from the fly-by Mariner spacecraft, and through the recent Viking landing and orbiter experiments. Also explains the discoveries and new mysteries relating to the planet most like Earth in our solar system.
The wonder of it all ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the rarely told human side of the men behind the Apollo missions through thoughtful and candid accounts from seven moonwalkers. Includes interviews with Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Charlie Duke, and many more.
Apollo 15 in the mountains of the Moon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film presenting highlights of the Apollo 15 lunar landing mission. Commander Dave Scott, command module pilot Al Worden, and lunar module pilot Jim Irwin landed at Hadley Rill and undertook three scientific expeditions on the lunar surface, exploring the craters and identifying Genesis Rock. They spent days in orbit carrying out scientific experiments and making observations. The film features footage of such activities as the standup spacewalk, traversing lunar soil via the lunar rover, the launching of a subsatellite, and the plaque the astronauts left on the moon that is dedicated to the fourteen astronauts and cosmonauts who had died in the pursuit of space exploration.
Legacy of Gemini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film overviewing the entire Gemini project. Traces the missions' major scientific accomplishments which paved the way for the Apollo lunar program. Presents the twelve Gemini flights as a single composite flight. Illustrates rendezvous and docking, station keeping, extravehicular activity, improvements in accuracy of splashdowns, and various scientific experiments including earth and space photography.
Apollo 16 "Nothing so hidden ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film documenting the Apollo 16 mission. Astronauts Ken Mattingly (pilot), John Young, and Charlie Duke encountered some technical difficulties at first, making a landing doubtful, but eventually they landed successfully in the highlands of the Moon. They took photographs of Earth and space, and Young and Duke gathered samples of lunar soil. The footage includes breathtaking views of a deep-space spacewalk over 170,000 miles above the Earth.
Apollo 11, first steps on the moon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"On July 20, 1969, Americans watched in awe as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans to set foot on the moon's surface. Apollo 11 was the first of seven lunar landing missions and served as a milestone for both the Apollo program and mankind itself."--Container.
Walk on the moon, walk with the Son by Charlie Duke ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A video account of Duke's walk on the moon and of his spiritual journey with God.
Apollo 13, the untold story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"The third manned mission to the moon almost ended in horror and the 'thirteen' jinx seemed to play a role. Seventy-two hours prior to liftoff, Ken Mattingly, the Command Module Pilot, had to be replaced due to his exposure to German measles. Then, fifty-six hours into the mission, the crew was met with numerous major system failures. NASA was able to shut down the Command Module and use the Lunar Module to supply the necessary power to reach the moon and return to Earth. This producedure had never been carried out nor had the dyer situation ever been contemplated or simulated."--Container.
Apollo 16, the men, moon and memories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Three astronauts were on the Apollo 16 mission to explore the moon's highlands. They were equipped with a lunar roving vehicle and actually set the speed record on the moon, all of 11 mph. The film includes incredible footage of the astronauts driving the rover, racing around the moon and gathering materials and setting up experiments. The crew cover 26.7 kilometers of the lunar surface and remained on the moon for 71 hours."--Container.
Charlie Duke, Moonwalker the Apollo 16 moon mission ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Pete Fountain That's a plenty ( Recording )
and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mostly faz ( Recording )
in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
NASA space trek. Vol. 5, In the mountains of the moon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Apollo 10 (Spacecraft) Apollo 11 (Spacecraft) Apollo 12 (Spacecraft) Apollo 13 (Spacecraft) Apollo 14 (Spacecraft) Apollo 15 (Spacecraft) Apollo 16 (Spacecraft) Apollo 17 (Spacecraft) Apollo 8 (Spacecraft) Apollo 9 (Spacecraft) Astronautics Astronauts Biographical films Biography Documentary films Drama Duke, Charlie,--1935- Earth Edison, Thomas A.--1847-1931 Extravehicular activity (Manned space flight) Feature films Films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Great Britain Group work in research Historical films History Juvenile works Lunar exploration Manned space flight Manned space flight--Psychological aspects Mars (Planet) Mars probes Mattingly, T. Ken Moon Nonfiction films Photographs--from space Project Apollo (U.S.) Project Mariner (U.S.) Science films Science projects Space flights Space flight to Mars Space flight to the moon United States United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Viking Mars Program (U.S.) Young, John--1930-