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BLAST! -- BLAST! is a spectacular and suspenseful story of space exploration. Five-time Emmy winner Paul Devlin (SlamNation, Power Trip) follows his brother Mark Devlin, Ph.D., to five continents, from the Arctic to the Antarctic, to launch a revolutionary new telescope on a NASA high-altitude balloon. They hope to look back in time to reveal a hidden universe of never-before-seen starburst galaxies. From catastrophic failure to transcendent triumph, their adventure exposes the surprising real life of scientists.
BLAST! -- Director Paul Devlin follows the story of his brother, Mark Devlin PhD, as he leads a tenacious team of scientists hoping to figure out how all the galaxies formed by launching a revolutionary new telescope on a NASA high-altitude balloon.


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12 June 2009 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)
Mark Devlin ... Himself
Barth Netterfield ... Himself
Victor Davison ... Himself
Jeff Klein ... Himself
Marie Rex ... Herself
Gaelen Marsden ... Himself
Enzo Pascale ... Himself
Christopher Semisch ... Himself
Matthew Truch ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Danny Ball ... Himself
Ed Chapin ... Himself
Jennifer Devlin ... Herself
Kevin Evetalegak ... Himself
Ross Hays ... Himself
David Hughes ... Himself
Erich Klein ... Himself
Nick Thomas ... Himself
Marco Viero ... Himself
Don Wiebe ... Himself

Werner Herzog ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Devlin 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Emily Kagan  science writer

Produced by
Julie Anderson .... consulting producer
Paul Devlin .... producer
Nick Fraser .... executive producer: BBC
Robert Hawk .... consulting producer
Hillary Kollos .... assistant producer
Claire Missanelli .... producer
Louise Rosen .... co-producer
Amber Yoder .... assistant producer
Original Music by
Richard Martinez 
Film Editing by
Paul Devlin 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gaelen Marsden .... co-director: Antarctic unit
Christopher Semisch .... co-director: Antarctic unit
Matthew Truch .... co-director: Antarctic unit
Sound Department
Evan Benjamin .... sound re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Chapin .... additional camera operator
Mark Devlin .... additional camera operator
Paul Devlin .... camera operator
Bob Erickson .... additional camera operator
Kevin Evetalegak .... additional camera operator
Eric Geringas .... additional camera operator
Jim Lockridge .... additional camera operator
Jared Lorenz .... additional camera operator
Ralph Maestas .... additional camera operator
Gaelen Marsden .... additional camera operator
Craige Mazur .... additional camera operator
Katia Moscano .... additional camera operator
Anthony Powell .... time-lapse photography
Marie Rex .... additional camera operator
Christopher Semisch .... additional camera operator
Matthew Truch .... additional camera operator
Editorial Department
Aster Caplan .... assistant editor
Julien Dalrymple .... assistant editor
Kurt Engfehr .... editing consultant
Ernie Fritz .... editing consultant
Melissa Hacker .... additional editor
Diane Ingino .... assistant editor
Jonathan Kroberger .... assistant editor
Andrea Listenberger .... assistant editor
Laura Minnear .... co-editor
Andres Otero .... associate editor
Malik Parker .... assistant editor
Brandon Paul .... assistant editor
Kimberly Kriete Prince .... assistant editor
Paul Rachman .... editing consultant
Vince Sherry .... editing consultant
Milena Thomsen .... assistant editor
Darryl Thurston .... additional editor
Zita Vasilisinova .... associate editor
Eric Williams .... assistant editor

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Winner: Best Documentary - Vedere La Scienza Festival (2009).See more »


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