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Deep Space Disasters 

"Deep Space Disasters" is an episode of The Universe starring Erik Thompson, Michio Kaku, and Michael Cassutt. In space travel there is a saying that the first 50 miles and the last 50 miles are the most dangerous. Explore the controlled explosion of launch, the fiery crucible of reentry and ... See full summary »

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Erik Thompson ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
... Himself - Author, 'Physics of the Impossible'
Michael Cassutt ... Himself - Author, 'Who's who in space'
Chris McKay ... Himself - Astrobiologist
Jonathan Clark ... Himself - NASA Flight surgeon, 1997-2005
Andrew Thomas ... Himself - Astronaut
Carlos Fernandez-Pello ... Himself - Univ. of California, Berkeley
Sarah McAllister ... Herself - Univ. of California, Berkeley
Sarah Smith ... Herself - NASA White Sands Test Facility
Roger Launius ... Himself - Space Historian
Dana Lear ... Himself - Johnson Space Center
Don Henderson ... Himself - NASA White Sands Test Facility
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In space travel there is a saying that the first 50 miles and the last 50 miles are the most dangerous. Explore the controlled explosion of launch, the fiery crucible of reentry and everything in between. See how a single spark inside a spacecraft or a micrometeoroid less than an inch wide hitting a space station can turn a routine mission into a lethal nightmare. Written by Anonymous

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11 November 2008 (USA)  »

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