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Astronaut Pam

Countdown to Commander
(DVD - 2009 )
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"Pamela Anne Melroy (born 17 September 1961) is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. She served as pilot on Space Shuttle missions STS-92 and STS-112 and commanded mission STS-120. [...] Melroy was selected as an astronaut candidate in 1994 and trained as a shuttle pilot. She has piloted two space shuttle missions, both visits to the International Space Station: STS-92 in 2000 and STS-112 in 2002. On June 19, 2006, NASA announced that Melroy would command the STS-120 mission, making her the second woman to command a space shuttle mission (after Eileen Collins). The STS-120 crew visited the station during Expedition 16, commanded by Peggy Whitson. Whitson is the first female ISS commander, making the STS-120 mission the first time that two female mission commanders were in orbit at the same time"--Wikipedia. "The sky is not the limit! Ride along with Commander Pam Melroy and her crew aboard Space Shuttle Discovery on an exciting journey to the International Space Station. Float in zero gravity, and strap in for MACH 25 on a space trip of a lifetime"--Container.
Title: Astronaut Pam
countdown to commander
[videorecording]
Publisher: West Hollywood, CA : Traipsing Thru Films, 2009
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 39 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Notes: "Over 20 minutes of extra fun stuff! Including more astronauts on the ground"--container
Summary: "Pamela Anne Melroy (born 17 September 1961) is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. She served as pilot on Space Shuttle missions STS-92 and STS-112 and commanded mission STS-120. [...] Melroy was selected as an astronaut candidate in 1994 and trained as a shuttle pilot. She has piloted two space shuttle missions, both visits to the International Space Station: STS-92 in 2000 and STS-112 in 2002. On June 19, 2006, NASA announced that Melroy would command the STS-120 mission, making her the second woman to command a space shuttle mission (after Eileen Collins). The STS-120 crew visited the station during Expedition 16, commanded by Peggy Whitson. Whitson is the first female ISS commander, making the STS-120 mission the first time that two female mission commanders were in orbit at the same time"--Wikipedia.
"The sky is not the limit! Ride along with Commander Pam Melroy and her crew aboard Space Shuttle Discovery on an exciting journey to the International Space Station. Float in zero gravity, and strap in for MACH 25 on a space trip of a lifetime"--Container.
Additional Contributors: Melroy, Pamela Ann - 1961-�, -
Traipsing Thru Films (Firm)
Statement of Responsibility: Traipsing Thru Films
Credits: Filmmakers Renee Sotile & Mary Jo Godges ; animation & graphics by Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Design, including Joe Carpenito, Irina Slastenko, Kaylin Hackathorn, supervised by Therese Hannigan.
Performers: Pam Melroy.
System Details: DVD
Subject Headings: DVD-Video discs Space flight History Space vehicles Women in science Women astronauts United States History 21st century Women astronauts United States History 20th century Women astronauts Biography Space flights International Space Station United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Shuttle Program (U.S.) Discovery (Spacecraft) Melroy, Pamela Ann, 1961-
Genre/Form: Short films
Documentary films
Topical Term: DVD-Video discs
Space flight
Space vehicles
Women in science
Women astronauts
Women astronauts
Women astronauts
Space flights
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List - Space @ SCCLD by: SCCLD LIBRARIANS FOR KIDS May 10, 2012

Astronaut Pam Melroy commanded Space Shuttle Discovery on a 2006 mission to the International Space Station, which at the time was commanded by astronaut Peggy Whitson. This film documents Commander Melroy's journey, showing what it's like to travel into orbit.


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