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18/05/2011

Mel Giedroyc heads into orbit, 20 years after Helen Sharman became the first Briton in space. Plus Sigourney Weaver on aliens, and how a homemade camera kit took photos from space.

1 hour

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Wed 18 May 2011 16:00

Chapters

  • Helen Sharman Part 1

    It's 20 years since the chemist from Sheffield became the first Briton in space. Here she talks about her experiences.

    Duration: 04:56

  • Inheritance Tracks: Goldie

    Goldie talks about his childhood and the pieces of music which mean something to him.

    Duration: 07:14

  • Helen Sharman Part 2

    The astronaut tells Andy Kershaw about the training for space travel.

    Duration: 05:13

  • Space Camera

    How one radio listener's home-made kit took photographs in near space.

    Duration: 09:49

  • Sigourney Weaver

    The actress on growing up, and being ten foot tall and blue in the movie Avatar.

    Duration: 06:25

  • Boy Overboard

    Concluding Morris Gleitzman's story of Jamal and his family's journey from Afghanistan.

    Duration: 07:30

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