The Planets (1999)

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The Planets is a made for television documentary series that explores in depth the planets that make up our solar system.

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Mark Halliley ...
 Himself - Narrator (8 episodes, 1999)
Boris Chertok ...
 Himself - Rocket Designer / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
Charles Conrad ...
 Himself - Commander, Apollo 12 / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
Carolyn Porco ...
 Herself - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
Sasha Basilevsky ...
 Himself - Geologist / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Eugene Cernan ...
 Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Imre Friedmann ...
 Himself - Florida State University (2 episodes, 1999)
Douglas Gough ...
 Himself - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University (2 episodes, 1999)
William Hartmann ...
 Himself - Planetary Science Institute, Arizona / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Nikita Khrushchev ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1999)
Sergei Khrushchev ...
 Himself - Brown University, Rhode Island (2 episodes, 1999)
Mikhail Marov ...
 Himself - Russian Academy of Sciences / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Chris McKay ...
 Himself - NASA AMES Research Centre / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Bruce Murray ...
 Himself - Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1976-1982 (2 episodes, 1999)
Carl Sagan ...
 Himself - Astronomer (2 episodes, 1999)
Arnold Selivanov ...
 Himself - Russian Institute for Space Instruments / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Brad Smith ...
 Himself - Astronomer / ... (2 episodes, 1999)
Larry Soderblom ...
 Himself - US Geological Survey, Arizona (2 episodes, 1999)
Gerry Soffen ...
 Himself - Viking Mission Scientist (2 episodes, 1999)
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The Planets is a made for television documentary series that explores in depth the planets that make up our solar system.

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8x50 minutes of heaven
14 June 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I first saw The Planets On the ABC.It ran for 8 weeks on each sunday and i watched it and watched, to cut a long story short i gratefully now own it on DVD. With 8 episodes [ 1.Different Worlds. 2.Terra Firma. 3.The Giants. 4.The Moon. 5.Star. 6.Atmosphere. 7. Life. 8.Destiny.] and footage of the scientists and engineers talking about the events they were apart of at the time,This Documentary produced by the BBC is an eye opener.


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