SummaryRecounts the story of the underwater habitat launched into the Pacific Ocean in 1969. Manned by former NASA astronauts, Sealab became an underwater corollary to the U.S. space program, as it tested the limits of human endurance and revolutionized the way humans explored the ocean.
Manned undersea research stations -- History -- 20th century.
Deep diving -- History -- 20th century.
Underwater exploration -- History -- 20th century.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Science television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Arlington, Virginia] :2019
|Other Titles|| American experience (Television program)
Ives, Stephen, film director, screenwriter.
Murphy, Michael, 1938- narrator.
Rundquist, Peter, composer.
Hellwarth, Ben. Sealab.
Insignia Films, production company.
American Experience Films, production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), production company, publisher.
Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Original music, Peter Rundquist.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
"Based in part on the book 'Sealab : America's forgotten quest to live and work on the ocean floor' by Ben Hellwarth."
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: American experience.
Program content: ©2019.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 60 minutes; actual running time: 55 minutes.
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.