The partnership with NASA and IMAX films continues with a tour of the next step in space exploration: the International Space Station (ISS). Sixteen countries helped build this giant station (still being built upon the film's release in 2004).
We see the first building blocks being constructed, including shots from inside the slick NASA shuttle launches to the friendly informalities of the Russian program. The crystal-clear pictures of the station and the Earth are the best aspects of this film. The entertaining footage delivers human elements, but sometimes the carefulness of experimentation makes for boring photography; a test of a super-cool jet pack has the astronaut moving mere inches.
To the film's benefit, the narrator is Tom Cruise with a script tailored to his strong suits (the first line of "What an incredible sight!" is vintage Cruise). The film is also so light on its feet with a nice dose of music, including "Up on the Roof" and the Talking Heads "Naive Melody," that it makes up for the staginess of some of the scenes.
Narrated by: Tom Cruise
Produced & Directed by: Toni Myers
Title: Space Station
File Size: 700 MB
Video Length: 00:47:10
Video Codec: XviD
Video Resolution: 624x464
VIdeo Bitrate: 2027 kbit/s
Audio Bitrate: 192 kbit/s
Audio Codec: (AC3)
Subtitles: ( English Subtitle- Hardsubbed ) <<<--------NOTE!!