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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.

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Herself - Narrator (voice)
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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 ...
Himself - Russian Mission Control (archive footage)
Roger Boisjoly ...
Himself - Engineer, Morton Thiokol (archive footage)
Roy Bridges ...
Himself - Shuttle Pilot (archive footage)
Chris Burrows ...
Himself - European Space Agency (archive footage) (as Dr. Christopher Burrows)
Grace Corrigan ...
Herself - Christa McAuliffe's Mother (archive footage)
Richard O. Covey ...
Himself - Shuttle Pilot (archive footage) (as Richard Covey)
Paul Fischbeck ...
Himself - Carnegie Mellon University (archive footage) (as Prof Paul Fischbeck)
Riccardo Giacconi ...
Himself - Space Telescope Science Institute (archive footage)
Robert Gibson ...
Himself - Shuttle Commander (archive footage) (as Robert 'Hoot' Gibson)
Frederick Hauck ...
Himself - Shuttle Commander (archive footage)
Tom Henricks ...
Himself - Former Shuttle Commander (archive footage)
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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10 April 2011 (UK)  »

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