Space: Flying Visits | A roller-coaster ride through the solar system
CHANNEL | BBC Four
FIRST BROADCAST | 26 July 2005
DURATION | 8 minutes 58 seconds
A hundred million miles away with a hostile atmosphere, the Red Planet could one day be mankind's home if science fiction becomes reality. This programme examines some of the challenges, both physical and intellectual, that the human race will have to overcome to make such a reality possible.
The facts in this programme were correct at the time of first broadcast.
Does ET really exist? Is there life on other worlds?
Solar sails and wormholes may provide man with a key to the stars.
The perilous orbits of planet Earth.
The Sun brings our planet life, but will one day destroy it.
Heavy doses of radiation and solar flares stand between us and Mars.
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