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Hail Columbia!

bigImage HAIL COLUMBIA! follows the first flight of the shuttle craft, highlighting its final preparation, the suspense of pre-launch, the thundering take-off, the breathtaking flight itself, and the dramatic re-entry and landing. Interwoven are revealing glimpses of the commander, veteran astronaut John Young, and the pilot Robert Crippen, as well as some of the many scientists, engineers and support personnel who made possible the success of the world's first space shuttle.

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Produced by Graeme Ferguson and Roman Kroitor for IMAX Corporation. Director and Principal Cinematographer, Graeme Ferguson. Distributed by IMAX Corporation.


Outside Reviews:

"Hail Columbia!" By Aaron Beierle,

"Hail Columbia!" By Norman Short, DVD Verdict

"Hail Columbia" By Fusion3600, DVD Authority

"IMAX - Hail Columbia!" By Anthony Horan, DVD Net

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