Creator(s): National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 10/1/1958- (Most Recent) Series: Headquarters' Films Relating to Aeronautics, 1962 - 1981 Record Group 255: Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1903 - 2006
Production Date: 1970
Scope & Content: This film shows the role of applications satellites in solving Earthbound problems. The film illustrates what such satellites were doing in 1970, and what can be expected in the next decade, the 1970s, in such fields as performing Earth resources surveys, tracing and measuring pollution levels, locating mineral resources, making long-range weather forecasts, providing more precise Earth measurements, and improving navigation and communications.