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The Planets (1999– )

TV Mini-series | 390 min | Documentary

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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Apr 29, 1999 (United Kingdom)

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60 cast members
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Mark Halliley
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Donald Black
Himself Himself   See fewer
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7
Jerry Soften
Himself Himself   See fewer
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7
Sasa Vasilievski
Himself Himself   See fewer
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7
Boris Chertok
Himself - Rocket Designer / Himself - Energia Space Corporation Himself - Rocket Designer / Himself - Energia Space Corporation   See fewer
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3
Charles Conrad
Himself - Commander, Apollo 12 / Himself - Astronaut Himself - Commander, Apollo 12 / Himself - Astronaut   See fewer
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3
Carolyn Porco
Herself - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona / Herself - University of Arizona Herself - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona / Herself - University of Arizona   See fewer
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3
Sasha Basilevsky
Himself - Geologist / Himself - Vernadsky Institute, Moscow Himself - Geologist / Himself - Vernadsky Institute, Moscow   See fewer
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2
Imre Friedmann
Himself - Florida State University Himself - Florida State University   See fewer
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2
Douglas Gough
Himself - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University Himself - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University   See fewer
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2
William Hartmann
Himself - Planetary Science Institute, Arizona / Himself - Planetary Sciences Institute, Arizona Himself - Planetary Science Institute, Arizona / Himself - Planetary Sciences Institute, Arizona   See fewer
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2
Sergei Khrushchev
Himself - Brown University, Rhode Island Himself - Brown University, Rhode Island   See fewer
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Mikhail Marov
Himself - Russian Academy of Sciences / Himself - Venera Mission Engineer Himself - Russian Academy of Sciences / Himself - Venera Mission Engineer   See fewer
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2
Chris McKay
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2
Bruce Murray
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Arnold Selivanov
Himself - Russian Institute for Space Instruments / Himself - Venera Mission Engineer Himself - Russian Institute for Space Instruments / Himself - Venera Mission Engineer   See fewer
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Brad Smith
Himself - Astronomer / Himself - University of Hawaii Himself - Astronomer / Himself - University of Hawaii   See fewer
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Larry Soderblom
Himself - US Geological Survey, Arizona Himself - US Geological Survey, Arizona   See fewer
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Gerry Soffen
Himself - Viking Mission Scientist Himself - Viking Mission Scientist   See fewer
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Karen Stone
Narrator (for US version) Narrator (for US version)   See fewer
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Sallie Baliunas
Herself - Mount Wilson Observatory Herself - Mount Wilson Observatory   See fewer
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1
Willy Benz
Himself - University of Berne Himself - University of Berne   See fewer
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1
David Black
Himself - Lunar and Planetary Institute Himself - Lunar and Planetary Institute   See fewer
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Natalya Bobina
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Donald Bogard
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1
Eugene Cernan
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1
Athena Coustenis
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1
Francisco Diego
Himself - University College London Himself - University College London   See fewer
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1
Farouk Elbaz
Himself - Boston University Himself - Boston University   See fewer
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Gary Flandro
Himself - University of Tennessee Himself - University of Tennessee   See fewer
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Dave Grinspoon
Himself - University of Colorado Himself - University of Colorado   See fewer
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Don Gurnett
Himself - University of Iowa Himself - University of Iowa   See fewer
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1
Truls Hansen
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Jim Head
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Linda Hyder
Herself - Voyager Navigation Engineer Herself - Voyager Navigation Engineer   See fewer
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1
Andy Ingersold
Himself - Planetary Scientist Himself - Planetary Scientist   See fewer
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Joe Kittinger
Himself - Project Excelsior Himself - Project Excelsior   See fewer
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Leonid Ksanfomality
Himself - Institute of Space Research, Moscow Himself - Institute of Space Research, Moscow   See fewer
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Alexey Leonov
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David Levy
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Bernard Lovell
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Mike Malin
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Geoff Marcy
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Michel Mayor
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1
Hap McSween
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1
Jay Melosh
Himself - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona Himself - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona   See fewer
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1
Eugene Parker
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1
Vladimir Perminov
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Didier Queloz
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Ray Reynolds
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Harrison Schmitt
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Alvin Seiff
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Yuri Silaev
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Steve Squyres
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Ellen Stofan
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Edward Stone
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Yuri Surkov
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James Van Allen
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Jurrie Van Der Woude
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George Wetherill
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8.5 / 10 | 1,357 votes