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Monday, October 6, 2008

WHEN WE LEFT EARTH: THE NASA MISSIONS -- Skyrocketing onto DVD and Blu-ray™ High-Def September 30th from Image Entertainment

"Watching it makes you wonder how, we as a nation, ever fell out of love with reaching for the stars."
– Marc Bernardin, Entertainment Weekly

"Without a doubt, ‘When We Left Earth,’ Discovery’s astounding six-party series is the best and most important telling of one of the best and most important accomplishments of the 20th century – the race into space and to the moon."
– Linda Stasi, New York Post

CHATSWORTH, CA (JUNE 18, 2008) – Experience the DVD event of a lifetime as When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions debuts in stores everywhere on DVD and Blu-ray™ High-Def September 30 from Image Entertainment. Having recently premiered on television to rave reviews, When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions has quickly become this summer’s Planet Earth. Narrated by award-winning actor Gary Sinise (Apollo 13, Mission to Mars, Forrest Gump, TV’s CSI: NY), this remarkable special edition, 4-disc collectible set features almost four hours of unbelievable content not seen in the television broadcast, a rare, exclusive interview with the first-man-on-the-moon, Neil Armstrong, as well as a 14-page collectible booklet featuring a timeline of major revolutionary NASA events, trivia and archival photos. Packaged in a spectacular, limited-edition embossed metal collectible box, When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions will be available on DVD for $49.98 SRP and Blu-ray™ High-Def for $69.98 SRP.

Since the dawn of mankind we have stared up at the stars and wondered about the unknown. Now, join the heroic men and women who have dared to do the impossible on some of the greatest adventures ever undertaken – the quest to reach out beyond Earth and into the great mystery of space. To celebrate 50 years of amazing achievements, the Discovery Channel and NASA partnered together to reveal the heroic struggles, triumphs and tragedies in a bold chapter of human history. Priceless footage was transferred from NASA’s own secret film vaults, finally making these unprecedented treasures available for the masses. Along with candid interviews of the people who made it all happen, hundreds of hours of never-before-seen film footage from the NASA archives, including sequences on board the actual spacecraft in flight, have been carefully restored, edited and compiled for this one-of-a-kind, truly epic collection.

DVD: $49.98
BD: $69.98
Street Date: 9/30/08
Order Date: 9/2/08
Running Time: App. 258 min.
Genre: Television
Rating: Not Rated
Language: English

NASA Films
NASA Film Highlights
Mission Clips


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