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Astrospies

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Watch the Program
Watch the entire program online after the broadcast date. (Quicktime or Windows Media required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Secret Astronauts
Read short biographies of eight of the 17 Manned Orbiting Laboratory astronauts, including the first African-American astronaut. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

The Race Today
Learn about the today's "space race," the Asian space powers, the possibility of the militarization of space, and more this interview with historian Asif Siddiqi. (Grade 9-12)

Space Race Time Line
Examine in this interactive time line turning points in the competition between the United States and Soviet Union to dominate space during the Cold War. (Flash plug-in required; printable version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Spy Photos
View surveillance images released between 1962 and 2005 that display influential political locations within the United States, Iran, Sudan, North Korea, and other countries. (Flash plug-in required; printable version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Astrospies
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