Target: Grades 4-9
Length: 23 minutes
Presents the story of flight and our reach for new freedom through aviation and the exploration of space. From the Wright Brothers' flight at Kitty Hawk to the landing on the Moon and future missions to the planets, the tape depicts the fulfillment of the ancient dream of flight. Through the use of multiple images, the creative role of research is emphasized. Voices of scientists and statements by writers, poets and philosophers document our search for knowledge. Narrated by Burgess Meredith.