Cosmic Vistas
Season 1
Thanks to the invention of spaceflight, the drive to explore is leading us upward and outward, off of our own planet and out into the solar system where a host of alien worlds offer us vast new terrain to uncover. This visually breathtaking series offers a new perspective on our solar system.
Episodes
Ep 1
Windows to Other Worlds - Fountain of Creation
Watch April 1, 1:00pm
Ep 2
Rocky Shores - Silent Partner
Watch April 1, 1:30pm
Ep 3
Borderland - Red Dawn
Watch April 8, 1:00pm
Ep 4
Lords of Gravity - Outer Limits
Watch April 8, 1:30pm
Ep 5
Hidden Havens - Icy Gems
Watch April 15, 1:00pm
Ep 6
Shooting Gallery - Galactic Visions
Watch April 15, 1:30pm
Windows to Other Worlds - Fountain of Creation
How humans discovered the planets and how a few moving lights in the sky became a rich and complex solar system.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Apr 1, 1:00pm
Rocky Shores - Silent Partner
Mercury offers us a look at a solid world and the forces that shape it. With substantially more matter and a thicker atmosphere, Venus tells an even more complex story.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Apr 1, 1:30pm
Borderland - Red Dawn
The moon is our nearest neighbour in space and the keeper of some of our oldest secrets. It is also our cosmic stepping stone to a future among the planets.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Apr 8, 1:00pm
Lords of Gravity - Outer Limits
Thanks to a fleet of advanced spacecraft orbiting around and even landing on the surface of Mars, a new portrait of this red planet is emerging. Mars is teetering on the border between a living and a dead world.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Apr 8, 1:30pm
Hidden Havens - Icy Gems
The gas giants of the outer solar system, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, represent very different kinds of planets, with exotic atmospheres, liquid interiors and rings.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Apr 15, 1:00pm
Shooting Gallery - Galactic Visions
Looking to beyond the rocky and gaseous worlds, to the dark domain of Pluto and beyond, we may find the history of the solar system preserved for us in a deep freeze.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Apr 15, 1:30pm