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14 March 2000 (New Zealand) See more »
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Prepare to explore the universe.
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Cast

 
Roberta L. Bondar ... Herself- Payload Specialist
Eric DeJong ... Himself
Ronald J. Grabe ... Himself- Commander STS-42
David C. Hilmers ... Himself- Mission Specialist
Ulf D. Merbold ... Himself- Payload Specialist

Leonard Nimoy ... Narrator (voice)
Stephen S. Oswald ... Himself- Pilot STS-42
William F. Readdy ... Himself- Mission Specialist
Lyman Spitzer ... Himself (as Professor Lyman Spitzer)
Norman E. Thagard ... Himself- Mission Specialist

Directed by
Ben Burtt 
Phyllis Ferguson 
James Neihouse 
Gail Singer 
 
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Toni Myers 

Produced by
Graeme Ferguson .... producer
Phyllis Ferguson .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Micky Erbe 
Maribeth Solomon 
 
Cinematography by
David Douglas 
James Neihouse 
 
Film Editing by
Toni Myers 
 
Production Management
Judy Carroll .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Steve Gorman .... sound editor
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
Rob Nokes .... sound effects recordist
Greg Smith .... sound recordist
Peter Thillaye .... sound
Don White .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Eric Guaglione .... animation director: SBS
Alan G. Markowitz .... visual effects supervisor: Imagica USA
Mark Wendell .... visual effects: computer animation: SBS
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chip Byrd .... camera assistant
 
Music Department
Christopher Dedrick .... orchestrator
John 'Wheels' Hurlbut .... assistant scoring engineer
 
Other crew
George Johnson .... supervisor: film laboratory
James Neihouse .... astronaut training manager
Greg Smith .... astronaut training manager
 

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Didn't do much for me, 28 February 2016
Author: Thomas (filmreviews@web.de) from Berlin, Germany

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

"Destiny in Space" is a 40-minute documentary film from over 20 years ago and it always baffles and amuses me to see short works like this that have so many directors, 4 in this case. Anyway, I am not too big on astronomy in general, especially when it comes to space exploration and humans entering areas that they were never supposed to enter. That is why I did not feel anything of significance while watching this one. I cannot say anything about the late Leonard Nimoy as narrator as I watched the German version, but even a great narrator like Morgan Freeman probably could not have saved this one from being bland and ordinary for me. if you have another take on space exploration, then you will like this one, maybe even love it, so in this case check it out. However, it's not really worth watching for those who don't care about astronomy. Going into space may be exciting. Watching other people do so certainly isn't. Not recommended.

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