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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
Self - Narrator Self - Narrator   See fewer
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7
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Boris Chertok
Self - Rocket Designer / Self - Energia Space Corporation Self - Rocket Designer / Self - Energia Space Corporation   See fewer
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3
Charles Conrad
Self - Commander, Apollo 12 / Self - Astronaut Self - Commander, Apollo 12 / Self - Astronaut   See fewer
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3
Carolyn Porco
Self - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona / Self - University of Arizona Self - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona / Self - University of Arizona   See fewer
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3
Sasha Basilevsky
Self - Geologist / Self - Vernadsky Institute, Moscow Self - Geologist / Self - Vernadsky Institute, Moscow   See fewer
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2
Imre Friedmann
Self - Florida State University Self - Florida State University   See fewer
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2
Douglas Gough
Self - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University Self - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University   See fewer
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2
William Hartmann
Self - Planetary Science Institute, Arizona / Self - Planetary Sciences Institute, Arizona Self - Planetary Science Institute, Arizona / Self - Planetary Sciences Institute, Arizona   See fewer
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2
Sergei Khrushchev
Self - Brown University, Rhode Island Self - Brown University, Rhode Island   See fewer
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2
Mikhail Marov
Self - Russian Academy of Sciences / Self - Venera Mission Engineer Self - Russian Academy of Sciences / Self - Venera Mission Engineer   See fewer
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2
Chris McKay
Self - NASA AMES Research Centre / Self - NASA Ames Research Center Self - NASA AMES Research Centre / Self - NASA Ames Research Center   See fewer
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2
Bruce Murray
Self - Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1976-1982 Self - Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1976-1982   See fewer
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2
Arnold Selivanov
Self - Russian Institute for Space Instruments / Self - Venera Mission Engineer Self - Russian Institute for Space Instruments / Self - Venera Mission Engineer   See fewer
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2
Brad Smith
Self - Astronomer / Self - University of Hawaii Self - Astronomer / Self - University of Hawaii   See fewer
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2
Larry Soderblom
Self - US Geological Survey, Arizona Self - US Geological Survey, Arizona   See fewer
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2
Gerry Soffen
Self - Viking Mission Scientist Self - Viking Mission Scientist   See fewer
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2
Karen Stone
Narrator (for US version) Narrator (for US version)   See fewer
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Sallie Baliunas
Self - Mount Wilson Observatory Self - Mount Wilson Observatory   See fewer
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1
Willy Benz
Self - University of Berne Self - University of Berne   See fewer
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1
David Black
Self - Lunar and Planetary Institute Self - Lunar and Planetary Institute   See fewer
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1
Natalya Bobina
Self - Vernadsky Institute, Moscow Self - Vernadsky Institute, Moscow   See fewer
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1
Donald Bogard
Self - Geochemist Self - Geochemist   See fewer
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1
Eugene Cernan
Self - Apollo 17 Astronaut Self - Apollo 17 Astronaut   See fewer
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1
Athena Coustenis
Self - Observatoire de Paris Self - Observatoire de Paris   See fewer
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1
Francisco Diego
Self - University College London Self - University College London   See fewer
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1
Farouk Elbaz
Self - Boston University Self - Boston University   See fewer
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1
Gary Flandro
Self - University of Tennessee Self - University of Tennessee   See fewer
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1
Dave Grinspoon
Self - University of Colorado Self - University of Colorado   See fewer
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1
Don Gurnett
Self - University of Iowa Self - University of Iowa   See fewer
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1
Truls Hansen
Self - Auroral Observatory, University of Tromso Self - Auroral Observatory, University of Tromso   See fewer
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1
Jim Head
Self - Brown University, Rhode Island Self - Brown University, Rhode Island   See fewer
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1
Linda Hyder
Self - Voyager Navigation Engineer Self - Voyager Navigation Engineer   See fewer
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1
Andy Ingersold
Self - Planetary Scientist Self - Planetary Scientist   See fewer
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1
Joe Kittinger
Self - Project Excelsior Self - Project Excelsior   See fewer
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1
Leonid Ksanfomality
Self - Institute of Space Research, Moscow Self - Institute of Space Research, Moscow   See fewer
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1
Alexey Leonov
Self - Cosmonaut Self - Cosmonaut   See fewer
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1
David Levy
Self - Astronomer Self - Astronomer   See fewer
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1
Bernard Lovell
Self - Director, Jodrell Bank, 1951-1981 Self - Director, Jodrell Bank, 1951-1981   See fewer
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1
Mike Malin
Self - Malin Space Science Systems, California Self - Malin Space Science Systems, California   See fewer
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1
Geoff Marcy
Self - San Francisco State University Self - San Francisco State University   See fewer
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Michel Mayor
Self - Observatoire de Geneve Self - Observatoire de Geneve   See fewer
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1
Hap McSween
Self - University of Tennessee Self - University of Tennessee   See fewer
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Jay Melosh
Self - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona Self - Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, Arizona   See fewer
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1
Eugene Parker
Self - University of Chicago Self - University of Chicago   See fewer
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1
Vladimir Perminov
Self - Lavochkin Association, Moscow Self - Lavochkin Association, Moscow   See fewer
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1
Didier Queloz
Self - Observatoire de Geneve Self - Observatoire de Geneve   See fewer
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1
Ray Reynolds
Self - Physicist Self - Physicist   See fewer
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1
Harrison Schmitt
Self - Apollo Geologist Self - Apollo Geologist   See fewer
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1
Alvin Seiff
Self - NASA Ames Research Centre Self - NASA Ames Research Centre   See fewer
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1
Yuri Silaev
Self - Energia Space Corporation, Moscow Self - Energia Space Corporation, Moscow   See fewer
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Steve Squyres
Self - Cornell University Self - Cornell University   See fewer
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1
Ellen Stofan
Self - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Self - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory   See fewer
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1
Edward Stone
Self - Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Self - Director, Jet Propulsion Laboratory   See fewer
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Yuri Surkov
Self - Vernadsky Institute, Moscow Self - Vernadsky Institute, Moscow   See fewer
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James Van Allen
Self - Univeristy of Iowa Self - Univeristy of Iowa   See fewer
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Jurrie Van Der Woude
Self - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Self - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory   See fewer
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George Wetherill
Self - Carnegie Intitute, Washington Self - Carnegie Intitute, Washington   See fewer
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8.5 / 10 | 1,387 votes