It is believed that the window, designed by Newcastle-based artist J Edgar Mitchell
, was removed from the stairwell in the 1960s.
Beautifully shot in high definition, the film includes interviews with the astronauts including Jim Lovell (Apollo 8 and 13), Dave Scott (Apollo 9 and 15), John Young (Apollo 10 and 16), Gene Cernan (Apollo 10 and 17), Mike Collins (Apollo 11), Buzz Aldrin (Apollo 11), Alan Bean (Apollo 12), Edgar Mitchell
(Apollo 14), Charlie Duke (Apollo 16) and Harrison Schmitt (Apollo 17).
, who was based in Newcastle and was part of the Art and Craft movement.
CONTACT: Edgar Mitchell
or Gail Quinn, 212/238-5016
Among the Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize-winners, college presidents, religious leaders and others returning are former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Wesley Clark, MIT president Susan Hockfield, Nobel laureate physicist William Phillips, CNN political analyst Bill Schneider, astronauts Jan Davis, Edgar Mitchell
, and Laurence Young, conservative leader Richard Viguerie, columnist John Leo, former Kentucky Fried Chicken CEO and Kentucky Governor John Y.
Other lots include: * A private lunch with Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin * A plane ride with space shuttle veteran John Blaha as your pilot * A museum tour with Mercury astronaut Wally Schirra * A round of golf with Apollo astronaut Charlie Duke * A medallion flown to the Moon from Apollo pilot Edgar Mitchell
, NASA scientist and astronaut, will lead an interactive question and answer session.
Other lots include a chance to dive to an undersea laboratory with Mercury astronaut/aquanaut Scott Carpenter, a custom voice mail recording by comedian Bill "Jose Jimenez" Dana and items flown to the moon by Apollo 14 moonwalker Edgar Mitchell
and Apollo 12 Astronaut Richard Gordon.
Among those astronauts participating are Mercury Astronauts John Glenn and Wally Schirra; Moonwalkers, Edgar Mitchell
and Charles Duke; first space shuttle pilot Robert Crippen; and Skylab Astronauts Owen Garriott and Paul Weitz.
, "I really think you are on to something that will advance our knowledge of these issues.
Other speakers at the five-day event include Stephanie Mills, Edgar Mitchell
, Wayne Teasdale, Francis Rothluebber, Jean Houston and Diarmuid O'Murchu.
Currently scheduled to appear are Mercury Astronaut Scott Carpenter; Mercury and Gemini Astronaut Gordon Cooper; Mercury, Gemini and Apollo Astronaut Wally Schirra; Gemini and Apollo Astronaut Frank Borman; Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle Astronaut John Young; Gemini and Apollo Astronaut Jim Lovell; Gemini and Apollo Astronaut Dick Gordon; Apollo Astronauts Rusty Schweickart, Edgar Mitchell
and Al Worden; Skylab Astronauts Joseph Kerwin, Gerald Carr and Bill Pogue; Skylab and Shuttle Astronauts Paul Weitz and Owen Garriott; and Apollo Soyuz and Shuttle Astronaut Vance Brand.