The Planets (1976)

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  • Director

    Edward Goldwyn

  • Country

    United Kingdom

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Traces the exploration and the impact on the scientists of recent detailed pictures of the surfaces of the moon, Mercury and the valleys of Mars. Made at the main centres of planetary science in the United States. Scientists appearing in the film include, Dr. Bruce Murray, Dr. Eugene M. Shoemaker, Hal Mazursky and Harrison Schmitt

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