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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.

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