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BLAST! Balloon-Borne Large-Aperture Submillimeter Telescope /

What happens when astronomers send a fragile telescopic mirror to the edge of space-not aboard a rocket or satellite, but dangling from a huge balloon? This documentary provides the answers in a riveting story of cutting-edge physics, subfreezing launch sites, disastrous balloon trajectories, and sc...

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Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group., Paul Devlin Productions.
Format: Video
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2009.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)
Edition: Educator's Edition.