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Talas Enterprises, Inc

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Works: 26 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 298 library holdings
Genres: History  Photographs‡vfrom space  Conference proceedings  Fiction 
Classifications: TL787, 629.40973
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Most widely held works by Talas Enterprises, Inc
Houston, we've got a problem Apollo 13 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film portraying the near-disaster of the Apollo 13 mission. Astronauts James Lovell, John Swigert and Fred Haise discovered a failure in the oxygen system on the third day out. They had to cancel their plans for a lunar landing and modify the lunar module so that it would become a lifeboat until they could return to Earth
The Flight of Apollo 11 Eagle has landed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film documenting the space mission which successfully landed Americans on the Moon. Neil Armstrong was mission commander and the first man to step on the Moon. "Buzz" Aldrin piloted the lunar module and also walked on the Moon, and Michael Collins piloted the command module. They landed in the Sea of Tranquility and explored for almost three hours before returning safely to Earth
Space shuttle a remarkable flying machine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The space shuttle Columbia is profiled from launch to landing and activities in orbit. This was the first reusable, fixed-wing spacecraft to go into orbit
Planet Mars by United States ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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
Apollo 17 on the shoulders of giants ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film showing the last Apollo mission. Commander Gene Cernan, command module pilot Ronald Evans, and lunar module pilot Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, who was the first geologist to walk on the Moon, landed at the Taurus-Littrow site and conducted three successful EVAs. Looking for evidence of lunar volcanoes, the astronauts collected core samples and planted experimental probes before their exciting discovery of orange soil: evidence of volcanic activity. The Apollo program played a significant role in the future of Skylab, the space shuttle program and the Apollo-Soyuz link-up
Who's out there? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film exploring the possibility of extraterrestrial life emerging from the discovery of new galaxies in the universe and the presence of life-forming elements in outer space. Discusses the conclusion of a number of distinguished scientists that other intelligent civilizations may exist in the universe. Shows evidence that Mars has active volcanoes and what appears to be stream-cut relief
NASA -- the 25th year highlights from the first 25 years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film tracing the history of NASA and emphasizing the numerous challenges and accomplishments of its first 25 years. We see the astronauts undergoing rigorous training, the successes of the manned space flight and lunar landing programs, and the proof of Skylab that people could live and work in space for extended periods of time. The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project showed the advantages of international collaboration. NASA also launched many solar system probes: the Explorer, Mariner, Pioneer and Voyager projects all contributed greatly to space exploration
Challenger disaster investigation ; the return to space ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film depicting the tragedy of the 1986 Challenger disaster and the ensuing investigation into the causes of the shuttle's explosion. The following footage shows NASA's return to space with the 1988 mission of the shuttle Discovery commanded by astronaut Rick Hauck. The Discovery crew carried out eleven scientific experiments, including two developed by high school students, and successfully deployed a communications satellite
A new look at the old moon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film displaying new insights about the Moon based on the first decade following the lunar landing. A review of the Apollo space findings and what they've revealed about the planetary life-cycle, the Moon's elemental composition, and more. Scientists have plans for the future use of the Moon's vast supply of metals and strategic position
Apollo 15 in the mountains of the moon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member 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 12 WorldCat member 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
The Moon, old & new ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film tracing the history of lunar studies before the Apollo 11 mission. Examines the findings and questions that have emerged from studying Apollo 11 and 12 lunar samples and from data returned from scientific instruments left on the Moon's surface. Outlines investigations that scientists would like to undertake in the future
The voyage of Friendship 7 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original Project Mercury film recording of the Friendship 7 mission. John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth and he did so in just 88 minutes
Freedom 7 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film presenting the story of Freedom 7, America's first manned space flight piloted by Alan Shepard. Describes part of the training he received, takes him through the last few days before the launch, and shows his recovery and reception aboard the carrier Lake Champlain
Opening new frontiers the orbital flight tests of the space transportation system ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film documenting the four test flights of the space shuttle Columbia. The Orbital Flight Test Program was a series of flights designed to test the world's first reusable spacecraft. The construction and testing of space shuttle components, payload preparations, and mission activities are thoroughly planned and carefully executed
The maiden voyage of Endeavour "Houston-- I think we've got a satellite" ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film documenting mission STS-49, the first voyage of space shuttle Endeavour in 1991. Crew members Capt. Dan Brandenstein, Kevin Chilton, Tom Akers, Richard Hieb, Bruce Melnick, Kathryn Thornton and Pierre Thuot had as their primary mission goal the repair of a wiring error that had left the INTELSAT satellite in an unsatisfactory orbit. They had great difficulty capturing INTELSAT and finally undertook a daring three-man EVA to grab it by hand; this was the longest spacewalk ever at eight and a half hours. The mission was extended an extra day to complete the second mission objective, the evaluation of equipment and techniques for constructing Space Station Freedom. More spacewalks took place on this mission than on any other one before
Apollo 16 nothing so hidden -- ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
Journey through the solar system ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film using animation and photography to illustrate the flight of Mariner 10 to Mercury and Venus. Dr. Bruce C. Murray comments on the mission and the new questions that have developed concerning the history of Mercury
The world was there ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film showing how, during the Mercury Project era, brave astronauts--Shepard, Grissom, Glenn, Carpenter, Schirra, and Cooper--became heroes to a nation. Worldwide media coverage didn't miss a word as NASA and the United States shared all the information they gathered from space and showed the great teamwork of the first six Mercury missions
Jupiter odyssey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film showing how, at one million miles a day for twenty-one-months, Pioneer 10 soared through the solar system to take the first photos of Jupiter. The probe penetrated the unexplored asteroid belt without mishap, thus eliminating the fear that high-speed particles or large asteroids might destroy the spacecraft. On its journey, beautiful pictures of Mars were taken and sensitive weather information was sent back to Earth. This film explores what we learned about Jupiter, the largest planet, a volatile giant of storms and gases. Pioneer flew around the other side of the moon Io, then continued on toward Saturn
 
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