(1970). 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

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (10/01/1958 - )

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.

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.

Luby, Earle, author of screenplay
Gaffney, James (James Anthony), 1929- , film editor
Franciscus, James, host
Mollot, Lawrence, executive producer
MRC Films, producer

Film Duration: 26 min