The Space Race - Who Really Won?

 

Many people agree that the space race ended in 1969, when Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon for the first time. However, the story did not end there. This presentation looks at the achievements of both the Soviet Union and America and answers the question, Who Won The Space Race? It also looks at the new space race, one which is only just beginning. 

 

How The 747 Got Its Hump

 

The Boeing 747 is perhaps one of the most recognisable aircraft in service today. This presentation looks at the success of this versatile aircraft. Did you know 747’s transported the Space Shuttle? 
Would you like to find out what unique features are built into Airforce One, the presidential aircraft of the United States? Then this is the talk for you! New for 2020.

The History of Uranium

 

The use of uranium at the end of World War II ushered in the atomic age. Uranium has since been utilised as a source of energy as well as cancer treatment.  This presentation documents the intriguing story of its chance discovery through to the proposition that in our energy-hungry world, uranium both tempts with unbelievable power and threatens all life on earth. New for 2020.

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