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What's Going On Up There

By T'Bonz
January 3, 2008 - 11:50 PM

A new independent documentary narrated by Leonard Nimoy examines the sacrifices that must be made to get back on the road to revitalizing the space industry.

As reported at MG Productions, Leonard Nimoy has lent his vocal talents and support to a new documentary that explores the costs, sacrifices and benefits to space exploration and industry.

What's Going On Up There? features interviews with scientists, scholars, attorneys and environmentalists as well as average citizens who debate just what space travel means. Topics addressed include: the potential for commercial space travel, past and future impact of space exploration on business and industy, use of space technologies in environmental issues, regulation of space activities and how will the legend and knowledge of the Apollo era be transferred to future generations.

The award-winning one hour film has been shown at film festivals worldwide and exhibited at museums and major space conventions. What's Going On Up There? is filmmaker Maryanne Galvin's sixth film in as many years. She has also produced As Is: A Downsized Life, a film which examines the lives of nine people living economically simplified lives for a variety of reasons.

The article may be found here. A trailer for the movie can be seen by following this link. Excerpts from the film can be found on this page. Copies of the film can be purchased here or from here.

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