Season 27, Episode 19 Stationed in the Stars

First Aired: April 25, 2000

Charting the progress of the International Space Station, which is scheduled for completion in 2004. It's a daunting task for NASA and its 15 international partners, and progress has been slow, particularly in light of Russia's delay in delivering its service module. The hour looks at the history of the ISS, which was first envisioned as an American initiative by President Reagan in 1983. When completed, it will be an orbiting scientific-research lab. Will Lyman narrates.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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