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Space: Flying Visits | A roller-coaster ride through the solar system

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Explore our galaxy and discover where mankind might make its home in the distant future. How will we undertake the journey and what are the technologies we will need to turn science fiction into science fact?

Experience the devastating power of a black hole and learn about the origins of the universe in this series of short programmes from 2005 featuring the smooth vocals of actor Sam Neill and served on a bed of music and CGI wizardry.

Space: Flying Visits Collection

A galaxy of stars.

Space: Flying Visits

Are We Alone?

BROADCAST 2005
9 MINUTES

Does ET really exist? Is there life on other worlds?

A Solar Sail.

Space: Flying Visits

Boldly Go

BROADCAST 2005
9 MINUTES

Solar sails and wormholes may provide man with a key to the stars.

A meteorite heading for Earth.

Space: Flying Visits

Staying Alive

BROADCAST 2005
9 MINUTES

The perilous orbits of planet Earth.

Actor Sam Neill.

Space: Flying Visits

New Worlds

BROADCAST 2005
9 MINUTES

The Sun brings our planet life, but will one day destroy it.

Close-up of a wheel.

Space: Flying Visits

Destination Mars

BROADCAST 2005
9 MINUTES

Heavy doses of radiation and solar flares stand between us and Mars.

A black hole in space.

Space: Flying Visits

Black Holes

BROADCAST 2005
9 MINUTES

Enter the world of the universe's ultimate killer, the black hole.

Actor Sam Neill.

Space: Flying Visits

Star Stuff

BROADCAST 2005
9 MINUTES

Sam Neill reveals there's a bit of a star in all of us.

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