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Arizona Desert / Biosphere #112876

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 13, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Arizona desert: Gary Shepard) Dvt. of biosphere, self-contained earth environmental sealed off from rest of world, in Arizona desert featured; scenes shown from Universal Pictures' "Silent Running" about self-contained envts. orbiting in space. Biosphere model and drawings shown. [Construction manager Bernd ZABEL - discusses frontiers of ecological science.] Plan to seal eight people in biosphere for two years detailed. [Logistics coordinator Rodney SOLOMON - comments.] [Project director Margaret AUGUSTINE - explains linkage of project to future space research.] [Botanist Linda LEIGH - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Shepard, Gary
Duration:
00:03:10

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