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Cosmic Travelers: Comets and Asteroids (1997)

That It would happen if a comet hit against the Earth now, in present times?, the humanity would survive to the asteroid's impact?.




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Cast overview:
John Morrison ...
Steven Ostro ...
Himself (as Professor Steven Ostro)
Eleanor Helin ...
Herself (as Professor Eleanor Helin)
David Morrison ...
Himself (as Professor David Morrison)
Eugene Shoemaker ...
Carolyn Shoemaker ...
David Levy ...
Himself (archive footage)
Chris McKay ...
Himself (as Professor Chris McKay)
Dale Cruikshank ...
Himself (as Professor Dale Cruikshank)
Nishida Atsuhiro ...
Himself (as Professor Nishida Atsuhiro)
Donald Brownlee ...
Himself (as Professor Donald Brownlee)
Heinrich Wanke ...
Himself (as Professor Heinrich Wanke)


The outer space is full of comets and asteroids. This rock fragments, million years ago, gave to the humanity water and the necessary elements for the birth of the life on Earth, but too can they kill us with an impact against the surface of our planet more potent than a few hundred H-bombs. This documentary analyze the danger of the space rocks and to defeat using satellites armed with nuclear missiles, and finally too analyze the benefit of use it in the future space colonization, exploding them against other planets for create water in his surface and do them apt for the humanity, turning in our new homes. Written by Chockys

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Viajeros cósmicos  »

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Cosmic Travelers, a boring 3 Part Series
27 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Cosmic Travelers actually is a 3 Part Series © 1997/1998 Goldhil Video / Adler Media / Noriko / Global Science Productions

Cosmic Travelers: Vol. 1 - Comets and Asteroids Narrated by: John Morrison / UPC: 743452024537 Vol. 2 - Sudden Impact: Meteors Narrated by: Mike Pengra / UPC: 743452024636 Vol. 3 - Final Target: Planet Earth Narrated by: Mark Averback / UPC: 74352024735

This series could have easily been condensed to one. It is full of redundancy and general babbling on and on of those being interviewed. It also contains a lot of somewhat ludicrous information which is often highly speculative, frequently contradictory, pure sci-fi, or philosophical statements presented as facts. The last Vol ends with endless whinny self-promotion. It is also now very dated material.

There are much better similar series out there such as: Solar Empire (1997) a 3 part series Directed by: David Berman for: The Learning Channel. or the series Miracle Planet (2004) a part series Directed by: Hideki Tasuke for: Readers Digest Presents.

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