Having conquered the moon, NASA looks to the other planets of the solar system in this award-winning film. This film is an introduction to planetary exploration and scientific satellite research planned for the 1970s. The film briefly describes plans for Mariner flybys of Mars, Pioneer studies of Jupiter, landings of Viking spacecraft on Mars, a Grand Tour of the Outer Planets, and solar and other astronomy research. Transcript (PDF): http://archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-seeds-of-discovery-649645.pdf Seeds of Discovery, 1970 CREATED BY National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (10/01/1958 - ) SUMMARY This film was awarded the following: the Columbus Film Festival, 1970; International Film and TV Festival, 1970; Council on International Non-theatrical Events, 1971; International Exhibition of Scientific Films, Buenos Aires, 1970; and Golden Mercury Film Prize, Venice, Italy, 1970. REPOSITORY: Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. For information about ordering reproductions of moving images held by the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, visit: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/broadcast-quality-film-dc.html SUBJECTS Luby, Earle, author of screenplay Gaffney, James (James Anthony), 1929- , film editor Franciscus, James, host Mollot, Lawrence, executive producer MRC Films, producer MORE INFORMATION: More information is available in the National Archives online catalog: http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=649645
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