12/03/2016  
Take Me To The River on Blu-ray & DVD Feb 5Phantom From 10,000 Leagues (1956) on Blu-ray & DVD Jan 5Condemned on DVD & Blu-ray Jan 5Broad City: Season 2 on DVD Jan 5McHale's Navy: The Complete Series on DVD No 17Return to Sender on Blu-ray & DVD Sep 29The Phantom of the Opera with Lon Chaney Blu-ray & DVD Oct 13

follow us on twitter

dOc on facebook

NE News Editor

Jennifer Esposito Is Your Newest NCIS Agent in Season 1...
Critics Are Split on Ghostbusters Reboot ...
'Respect is key': The Game, Snoop Dogg lead march to LA...
Kristen Stewart's Sheer Dress At 'Equals' Premiere -- S...
"A Slow Slipping Away"-- Kris Kristofferson's Long-Undi...
Fox News' Roger Ailes Sued for Sexual Harassment by Ous...
Garrison Keillor Retires from 'Prairie Home Companion' ...
Jennifer Aniston is Pregnant: Star Steps Out in Loose D...
Hiddleswift Is One Big Song Promotion -- A Theory...
Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie Presley files for ...





Microsoft Store

Share: email   Print      Technorati.gif   StumbleUpon.gif   MySpace   digg.gif delicious.gif   google.gif   magnolia.gif   facebook.gif
Permalink: Permalink.gif

PR PBS Explorer Collection: Stargazing & The Red Planet

PBS Distribution



PBS Explorer Collection: Stargazing From exploring the history of the telescope to examining the wonders of the night sky, this collection provides serious and amateur stargazers with information about the telescope and how it has changed our understanding of our place in the universe. PBS Explorer Collection: The Red Planet From exploring the possibility that life exists on Mars to examining what it would take to send astronauts to the red planet, this collection provides a plethora of information about the fourth planet from the sun.

PBS Explorer Collection: Stargazing
PBS Explorer Collection: The Red Planet

EXAMINE THE TELESCOPE - FROM THE GROUND UP - IN "PBS EXPLORER COLLECTION - STARGAZING"
Available on DVD from PBS Distribution August 23rd

Arlington, Va. - July 14, 2011 - PBS Distribution today announced it is releasing PBS Explorer Collection: Stargazing on DVD. From exploring the history of the telescope to examining the wonders of the night sky, this collection provides serious and amateur stargazers with information about the telescope and how it has changed our understanding of our place in the universe. The five-disc collection will be available on August 23, 2011 for a suggested retail price of $49.99. It has a running time of 390 minutes.

Information about each of the five programs included in this set is below.

* "NOVA: Telescope: Hunting the Edge of Space" - This program takes viewers on a global adventure of discovery, exploring the rich history of the telescope. Then NOVA explores a new generation of ever-larger telescopes, poised to reveal answers to longstanding questions about our universe, and, in turn, to raise new questions.
* "NOVA: Hubble's Amazing Rescue" - In the spring of 2009, NASA sent a shuttle crew on a risky mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope for the last time. The astronaut servicing team carried out the first ever in-space repairs of Hubble's defective instruments, tasks that required ingenious engineering fixes and the most intensive NASA spacewalk ever. NOVA presents the inside story of the mission and the extraordinary challenges faced by the rescue crew.
* "400 Years of the Telescope" - This documentary follows the history of the telescope from the days of Copernicus to recent findings from the Hubble Telescope.
* "The Journey to Palomar" - The film traces the story of astronomer George Ellery Hale, considered the father of astrophysics, as he struggled personally and professionally to build the greatest telescopes of the 20th century at the Yerkes and Mount Wilson Observatories, and finally, the 20-year effort to build the million-pound telescope on Palomar mountain beginning in the 1930s.
* "Seeing in the Dark" - This film celebrates the wonders of stargazing - from kids learning the constellations to amateur astronomers doing professional-grade research in discovering planets and exploding stars.

PBS Explorer Collection: Stargazing
Street Date: August 23, 2011
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 390 Minutes
SRP: $49.99
Format: DVD (five disc set)

EXPLORE ONE OF OUR CLOSEST PLANETARY NEIGHBORS IN PBS Explorer Collection: The Red Planet

Available on DVD from PBS Distribution August 23rd

Arlington, Va. - July 14, 2011 - PBS Distribution today announced it is releasing PBS Explorer Collection: The Red Planet on DVD. From exploring the possibility that life exists on Mars to examining what it would take to send astronauts to the red planet, this collection provides a plethora of information about the fourth planet from the sun. This collection will be available on August 23, 2011 for a suggested retail price of $39.99. The four-disc set has a running time of 240 minutes.

Information about each of the four programs included in this set is below.

* "NOVA: Mars: Dead or Alive" - Join NOVA for a tense and dramatic behind-the-scenes look at the $820 million Mars Exploration Rover (MER) project.

* "NOVA: Welcome to Mars" - Go inside mission control and explore Mars with rovers Spirit and Opportunity. Take an astounding look at the red planet in this adventure that picks up where the film "NOVA: Mars: Dead or Alive" left off.

* "NOVA: Is There Life on Mars? Reports From The Phoenix Lander" - This program showcases the latest scientific revelations from a planet, once alien, now poised to reveal provocative new clues in the tantalizing quest to plumb its past for signs of water and, perhaps, even life.

* "NOVA scienceNOW: Can We Make it to Mars?" - Topics explored in this program include space dangers, next generation space suits, space food, plasma rockets and more.

PBS Explorer Collection: The Red Planet
Street Date: August 23, 2011
Genre: Science
Run Time: 240 Minutes
SRP: $39.99
Format: DVD (four disc set)


About PBS Distribution
PBS Distribution is the leading media distributor for the public television community, both domestically and internationally. Jointly owned by PBS (Arlington, VA) and WGBH (Boston, MA), PBS Distribution extends the reach of public television programs beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system and our production partners. PBS Distribution offers a diverse range of programming to our customers, including Ken Burns's films (The National Parks, The War, Baseball, Jazz, The Civil War), documentaries from award-winning series NOVA (The Elegant Universe, Origins, The Miracle of Life), FRONTLINE (Bush's War, Growing Up Online), and American Experience (We Shall Remain, Jonestown, New York), dramas from Masterpiece (Jane Eyre, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries), films from independent producers (Latin Music USA, The Botany of Desire, The Story of India, Journey into Buddhism, I.O.U.S.A.), and popular children's programming from Dinosaur Train, Super Why!, WordGirl, Cyberchase, Martha Speaks, Caillou and Arthur.

PBS Distribution

Posted by: News Editor - July 19, 2011, 10:11 am - PR
Keywords: documentary


Search 10,000+ titles:

or Advanced Search

DVD REVIEW ARCHIVE


Get FREE Shipping on all orders at TimeLife.com! - 120x90

 



Microsoft Store

Keywords

television, jennifer esposito, blue bloods, ncis, mark harmon. duane henry, wilmer valderrama, michael weatherly, bull, movie, ghostbusters, comedy, chris helmsworth, melissa mcarthy, kristen wiig, celebrity, rap, game, shoop dogg, jayceon terrell taylor, alton sterling, kristen stewart, equals, jonathan simkhal, nicholas hoult, music, kris kristofferson, country music hall of fame, alzheimers, lyme disease, fox news, gretchen carlson, fox and friends, steve doocy, roger ailes, the real story with gretchen carlson, radio, garrison keillor, a prairie home companion, jennifer anniston, baby bump, justin theroux, taylor swift, tom hiddleston, calvin harris, lisa marie presley, michael lockwood, riley and benjamin keough, danny keough, michael jackson, nicolas cage, tom affleck, boston fan, bill simmons, hbo show, any given wednesday, tom brady, deflategate, hamilton, lin-manuel mianda, periscope, heart tweet machine, hamilton mixtape, cable, hbo, curb your enthusiasm, larry david, bernie sanders, saturday night live, maya and marty, christina grimmie, murdered, plaza live, before you exit, marcus grimmie, nashville, cmt, president brian phillips, the tonight show, jimmy fallon, president obama, the roots, hillary clinton, tim mcgraw, faith hill, maggie mcgraw, humble and kind, ellen degeneres show, titi pierce, coldwell banker robbins & free realty, hairspray live!, tracy turnblad, york theatre company, john waters, jennifer hudson, harvey fierstein, martin short, derek hough, j.k. rowling, harry potter and the cursed child, noma dumezweni, emma watson, judd apatow, paul freig, melissa mccarthy, romance, history channel, roots, remake, anika noni rose, t.i., malachi kirby, josh duhamel, transformers, fergie, black eyed peas, axl, double dutchess, abc, music city, grand ole opry, chip esten, lennon stella, the voice, alisan porterm, christina aguilera, ceelo green, ariana grande, sia, the little big town, 2016 billboard music awards, pink, just like fire, pamela neal, warrior princess, send my love (to your new lover), billboard music awards, adele, patrick daughters, bryan cranston, lbj, all the way, melissa leo, frank langella, todd weeks, hard sell, kristin chenoweth, wicked

On Facebook!
digitallyOBSESSED!
digitallyOBSESSED!
Promote Your Page Too

Visit:

Zarabesque.com

Original Magic Dress.com

Susti Heaven

Become a Reviewer | Search | Review Vault | Reviewers
Readers | Webmasters | Privacy | Contact
Microsoft Store