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Earth II (1971)

Story of the daily operations of a space station called Earth II.

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Scott Hylands ...
Jim Capa
Hari Rhodes ...
Dr. Loren Huxley
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Frank Karger (as Tony Franciosa)
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Lisa Karger
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Walter Dietrich
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Ilyana Kovalefskii
Edward Bell ...
Anton Kovalefskii
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President Charles Carter Durant
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Matt Karger
Diana Webster ...
Hannah Young
Bart Burns ...
Steiner
John Carter ...
Hazlitt
Herbert Nelson ...
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Serge Tschernisch ...
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In the near future, a space station dubbed Earth II is built for the purpose of scientific research and world peace. However, that peace is shattered when the Chinese send up a nuclear bomb that is orbiting just a few miles away from the station. Can the crew disarm the bomb before it detonates, not only destroying the station but setting off World War III? Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Just 10 seconds . . . to save a dream from becoming a nuclear nightmare

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28 November 1971 (USA)  »

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Killersatelliten  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Lifting bodies shuttles from designs being tested by NASA. See more »

Goofs

The radio dish antenna on the axis of the station is constantly rotating with the axis of the station - making it impossible to lock on to a radio signal. A radio dish antenna always needs to be pointing in one direction to maintain a connection. See more »

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ISS Thirty Years Ago
23 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was sort of a cross between 2001 and Marooned. It made a very early attempt to make a scientifically accurate sci-fi series. The station was populated by people from all nations. They set up thier own government, and they led very politically correct lives. Any adult could disagree with the station's government and put the disagreement to a vote via an interactive TV. The show had some very interesting ideas about the future development of technology. Early in the show, a national election takes place by people turning on their home lights, and an spaceship in orbit counts the votes. Worth seeing if you can.


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