National Geographic: Direct from the Moon

Overview

Witness awe-inspiring footage of the moon and the Earth as captured from the Kaguya lunar orbiter in this National Geographic documentary exploring the past, present, and future of lunar expeditions. It's been nearly 40 years since Appolo astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history by becoming the first men to walk on the moon, and since that time technology has advanced exponentially. Here, Aldrin and NASA scientists discuss the challenges of establishing a lunar outpost and the innovations that could...
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Overview

Witness awe-inspiring footage of the moon and the Earth as captured from the Kaguya lunar orbiter in this National Geographic documentary exploring the past, present, and future of lunar expeditions. It's been nearly 40 years since Appolo astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history by becoming the first men to walk on the moon, and since that time technology has advanced exponentially. Here, Aldrin and NASA scientists discuss the challenges of establishing a lunar outpost and the innovations that could make that possible while reflecting back on the history of the American space program.
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Special Features

Photo gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/26/2009
  • UPC: 727994753711
  • Rating:

  • Source: Nat'l Geographic Vid
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 78,043

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Buzz Aldrin Participant
Technical Credits
Tomoyuki Katsumata Director, Screenwriter
Yuichi Kunihara Director, Screenwriter
Atsushi Nishida Executive Producer
Howard Swartz Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- National Geographic: Direct from the Moon
1. Introduction [1:48]
2. A Place of Haunting Beauty [2:50]
3. The Same Familiar Face [4:46]
4. Realm of Secrets [6:02]
5. Crashing the Party [5:09]
6. Refocusing on the Samples [3:30]
7. Breathtaking New Views [3:59]
8. Earth's Battle Scars [2:07]
9. Studying Craters In Detail [6:43]
10. Preparing to Go Back [8:01]
11. Conclusion [:34]
12. End Credits [:36]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- National Geographic: Direct from the Moon
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   Set Up
      English Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: On
      English Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: Off
   Scene Selection
   Photo Gallery
   More From National Geographic
      Recommended Programs: Preview More Amazing Programs From National Geographic
         Monster Black Holes
         Journey to the Edge of the Universe
         Amazing Planet
      Experience National Geographic: Inspiring People to Care About the Planet
         World of National Geographic
         NationalGeographic.com
         National Geographic Channel
   Credits
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