Reaching for the Stars
Hosted by astronaut Alan Shepard and using a remarkable collection of rare paintings, historical footage and futuristic computer animation, this 89 minute DVD traces the evolution of spaceflight from early speculations to the astonishing achievements of the past 4 decades. . Chapters include: Rocket Pioneers, Manned Spaceflight, Apollo Missions,. Space Shuttles, and Future Missions. As a bonus, the historical Wernher von Braun lecture to the Armed Forces Staff College on his vision for putting a man on the moon is included.