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The Space Shuttle: A Horizon Guide (2011)

This poignant film is a biography of the shuttle told using three decades of BBC programmes. The film asks if the shuttle will be remembered as an impressive chapter in human space exploration, or as a fatally flawed white elephant.

Writer:

Jacqui Farnham

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Credited cast:
Kelly Hunter ... Herself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joseph P. Allen Joseph P. Allen ... Himself - Scientist Astronaut (archive footage) (as Joe Allen)
Michael P. Anderson ... Himself - Payload Commander, Columbia (archive footage) (as Michael Anderson)
Viktor Blagov Viktor Blagov ... Himself - Russian Mission Control (archive footage)
Roger Boisjoly Roger Boisjoly ... Himself - Engineer, Morton Thiokol (archive footage)
Roy Bridges Roy Bridges ... Himself - Shuttle Pilot (archive footage)
Chris Burrows Chris Burrows ... Himself - European Space Agency (archive footage) (as Dr. Christopher Burrows)
Grace Corrigan Grace Corrigan ... Herself - Christa McAuliffe's Mother (archive footage)
Richard O. Covey Richard O. Covey ... Himself - Shuttle Pilot (archive footage) (as Richard Covey)
Paul Fischbeck Paul Fischbeck ... Himself - Carnegie Mellon University (archive footage) (as Prof Paul Fischbeck)
Riccardo Giacconi Riccardo Giacconi ... Himself - Space Telescope Science Institute (archive footage)
Robert Gibson Robert Gibson ... Himself - Shuttle Commander (archive footage) (as Robert 'Hoot' Gibson)
Frederick Hauck Frederick Hauck ... Himself - Shuttle Commander (archive footage)
Tom Henricks Tom Henricks ... Himself - Former Shuttle Commander (archive footage)
Gregory Jarvis Gregory Jarvis ... Himself (archive footage)
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This poignant film is a biography of the shuttle told using three decades of BBC programmes. The film asks if the shuttle will be remembered as an impressive chapter in human space exploration, or as a fatally flawed white elephant.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 2011 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (PAL)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 SD
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