Space & Astronomy
||(Win95/98/Win3.1) (Retail) (SPACE&ASPR)
Reference / Astronomy
Five Exciting CD-ROM
Considering the size and scope of the subject, it was quite
a challenge to put this fabulous box set together. Over twenty programs were
considered for inclusion, and they were pared down to these five, content-rich,
high-quality CD-ROM's. Complete Space and Astronomy is the ultimate
collector set and reference tool for students, home libraries, and space buffs.
Each title will stand alone as a complete educational program, and as a suite
they are unmatched in content and value. Collectively they have won dozens of
international awards, and represent the absolute finest Multi-Media Space and
Astronomy collection ever assembled.
This spectacular exploration of the wonders of our solar
system features thrilling animated fly-throughs of planets and moons, hundreds
of photographs, and an authoritative guide so you can travel even further than
the astronauts have gone! Includes:
- More than 800 breathtaking images and 3-D
- Spacecraft and reconnaissance satellite diagrams, and
- Exhilarating 3-D animated fly-throughs of planetary
- Detailed coverage of American, Soviet, and European space
- Full motion videos and dramatic music score.
- Aerial tours of unusual planetary surface features.
- Narrated presentations of astronomical phenomena.
The Grand Cosmos
This best-selling screensaver features the illustrious
multi-talented duo of William Hartmann and Ron Miller masterfully presenting
the grandeur and dramatic beauty of the cosmos with scientific accuracy.
Internationally recognized painters and authors, Miller and Hartmann have
co-created numerous astronomy books which have sold more than a quarter million
The History of the Universe
What shape is the Universe? What happened before the Big
Bang? How will it all end? The History of the Universe dares to ask these
questions for you - and then answers them all. With 50 animations, 70,000 words
of text, 75 interactive presentations, 2 timelines and four levels of
interactive questions and puzzles.
Subjects covered include: Gravity, Relativity, Superstrings,
the Dark Matter and much more. People: Aristotle, Kepler, Galileo, Newton.
Questions: What's scientific theory? What shape is the Universe? What would
happen if I rode on a beam of light?
Apollo 13: Race Against Time
If Apollo 11's landing on the Moon was NASA's greatest
triumph, the safe return of Apollo 13 was its finest hour. Included is a
complete recreation of the flight of Apollo 13 using 3-D animation, original
artwork, historic photos, video, and audio recordings. Listen in on the flight
controllers as they struggle to bring the crippled spacecraft back to Earth.
Short of water, oxygen, and electrical power, Apollo 13 became a race against
time. An interview with Jim Lovell reveals just what went wrong. Every detail
of this flight was preserved, and it's all here on this CD-ROM.
Amazing Universe III
Your computer is the key to the Universe. Hold the power of
the largest telescopes in the world in your fingertips. Visit the planets and
their moons with NASA space probes. Darken your room and bathe in the light of
these breathtaking images from deepest space. Contains 550 uncompressed,
hand-picked sensational images from tens of thousands taken by spacecraft and
observatories, (many never before printed in any book or magazine).
Just a small sampling of subjects and images:
- The mysterious face on Mars
- The active volcano on Io
- The dark spot of Neptune
- Tritons incredible geyser
- The Great Red Spot on Jupiter
- Black Hole candidates M32 and NGC2997
- Super Nova 1987A
A truly incredible multi-media experience for your computer
with music, audio, and video.
Windows 3.1, 95, 98, IBM 486 or better, 8Mb RAM, 32,000
colors, double speed CD-ROM drive, sound card, speakers, and mouse.
NOTE: Does NOT work on XP
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