The Age of Flight: Lift Off to Space (1990)

Genres - Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Physical Sciences, Vehicles & Transportation  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Age of Flight, a 12-volume series, presents a comprehensive history of aviation, from man's earliest attempts to conquer the wild blue yonder to the development of sophisticated experimental crafts and advanced technology. Archival photography and aerial footage illustrate the fascinating stories of the men, women, and events that defined the evolution of flight. Volume seven, Lift Off to Space, offers an account of the intense competition between Russia and the United States to reach the moon first. Relive the excitement of early space travel, the quest for knowledge and passion for adventure. Film highlights include footage of John Glenn's first orbit and Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon.

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flight, moon, orbit, space-exploration, space-race