SOME ITEMS BROADCAST DURING 1991

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES
compiled by Andrew Rennie

The Space Show went on air on the Sunday after Easter, 1991 April 7. Full records of interviews, lectures and documentary features were not kept until near the end of 1991, so this page may not be 100% complete.

BROADCAST
DATE
SUBJECTDESCRIPTION
April 7The Gamma Ray ObservatoryThe launch of STS 37 carrying the Gamma Ray Observatory. The scientific objective of the observatory.
Listen or Download (7 min 23 s - 6.9 MB)
April 7The Flight of Vostok 1A celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of the first manned spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin aboard Vostok 1. (Prepared and presented by Mark Hillyer)
Listen or Download (2 min 58 s - 2.7 MB)
April 14Space Shuttle Tenth AnniversaryA report on the Space Shuttle's ten years, and on the STS 37 mission to launch the Gamma Ray Observatory.
May 12Mercury 3Thirtieth Anniversary of the first manned American space flight, by Alan Shepard aboard Marcury 3.
Listen or Download (3 min 11 s - 6.0 MB)
May 19Gathering of PlanetsAn examination of the conjunction of planets.
Sep 8Star Trek SpecialAn examination of the "Star Trek" phenomenon. Included interviews with studio guests.
Oct 20Astronomy Week SpecialA special programme for Astronomy Week