February 13, 2011
Employing computer graphics, space race archive material and
first-hand testimony from scientists around the world, The Planets
is comprehensive and spectacular account of space exploration and
This series is a historical production about the history of space
travel including both Russian and American perspectives.
It focuses each episode on a topic like the sun, atmosphere, giants,
The film footage on both country’s programs reaches from
the Sun to Neptune and the moons in between.
Different Worlds - A look at
space travel and the latest planetary explorations.
Terra Firma - The story of the
pioneering missions to our neighboring worlds.
Giants - Uncovers the secrets
surrounding the massive planets in our Solar System.
Moon - The answer to one of the
greatest mysteries of our Solar System – why does Earth have
Star - The latest scientific
advances bring us a new perspective on the Sun.
Atmosphere - A fantastic voyage
through the skies of the Solar System.
Life - A look at the very latest
robotic explorations of other planets.
Destiny - How are the planets
going to evolve over the next four billion years?