The Final Frontier

Episodes

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Genome: [r1 Bd=19980830]

A one-off programme to coincide with the first anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, during which Radio 1 will also be opening their phone lines for a discussion about the nature of grief, after a special feature discussing the issues.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960113]

In the first of six programmes which get to grips with our picture of the universe and the quest to push the space frontier further, Jez Nelson traces new developments in the conquest of space. Producer Adrian Washboume

Repeated tomorrow at 10.45pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960113]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Producer: Adrian Washboume

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960114]

Repeated from yesterday 4.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960120]

Jez Nelson explores how spaceborne telescopes are providing new clues to some of the phenomena of the universe. Producer Adrian Washbourne

Repeated tomorrow at 10.45pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960120]

Producer: Adrian Washbourne

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960121]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960127]

How do we fare in the weightless vacuum of space? in the third of six programmes, Jez Nelson explores the physical and psychological barriers that must be overcome for successful interplanetary travel.

Producer Adrian Washboume

Repeated tomorrow at 10.45pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960127]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960128]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960203]

In the fourth of six programmes, Jez Nelson ventures on a mission to

Planet Earth and discovers how space technology is revolutionising the way we look at our home planet. Producer Adrian Washboume

Repeated tomorrow at 10.45pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960203]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960204]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960210]

In the fifth of six programmes,

Jez Nelson looks at possible future spin-offs from space projects and at the higher profile now given to fundamental research in microgravity. Producer Sue Broom. Rptd tomorrow 10.45pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960210]

Unknown: Jez Nelson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960211]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960217]

In the last of the series, Jez Nelson is joined by leading researchers to discuss the future of space science.

Producer Sue Broom. Rptd tomorrow 10.45pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960217]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960218]
Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 February 199619960203
Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 February 199619960203

Producer: A.

WASHBOURNE

Next in series: 10 February 1996

Previous in series: 27 January 1996

Broadcast history

03 Feb 1996 16:30-17:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Feb 1996 22:45-23:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-19

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 February 199619960204
Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 February 199619960204

First broadcast on 1996-02-03

Producer: A.

WASHBOURNE

Next in series: 10 February 1996

Previous in series: 27 January 1996

Broadcast history

03 Feb 1996 16:30-17:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Feb 1996 22:45-23:15 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-19.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 February 199619960210
Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 February 199619960210

Producer: S.

BROOM

Previous in series: 03 February 1996

Description

5/6.

The PC on your desk might not be there had it not been for the Space

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

scientific research

universe (astronomy)

space spin offs

Broadcast history

10 Feb 1996 16:30-17:00 (RADIO 4)

11 Feb 1996 22:45-23:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jez Nelson

Sue Broom (Producer)

Chris Welch (Speaker)

Martin Sweeting (Speaker)

James Lamb (Speaker)

Anthony Campbell (Speaker)

Tony Anson (Speaker)

John Rootes (Speaker)

David Stammers (Speaker)

Hans Fromm (Speaker)

Ed Gabris (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-31

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 February 199619960211
Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 February 199619960211

First broadcast on 1996-02-10

Producer: S.

BROOM

Previous in series: 03 February 1996

Description

5/6.

The PC on your desk might not be there had it not been for the Space

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

scientific research

universe (astronomy)

space spin offs

Broadcast history

10 Feb 1996 16:30-17:00 (RADIO 4)

11 Feb 1996 22:45-23:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jez Nelson

Sue Broom (Producer)

Chris Welch (Speaker)

Martin Sweeting (Speaker)

James Lamb (Speaker)

Anthony Campbell (Speaker)

Tony Anson (Speaker)

John Rootes (Speaker)

David Stammers (Speaker)

Hans Fromm (Speaker)

Ed Gabris (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-31

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 January 199619960127

Producer: A.

WASHBOURNE

Next in series: 03 February 1996

Description

3/6.

How do we fare in the weightless vacuum of space? As plans for the Int-

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

astronomy

international space station

Broadcast history

27 Jan 1996 16:30-17:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 22:45-23:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jez Nelson

Adrian Washbourne (Producer)

Helen Sharman (Speaker)

David Black (Speaker)

Thomas Jones (Speaker)

Neil Pellis (Speaker)

Dick Mesland (Speaker)

Rhea Sedden (Speaker)

Helmutt Haussman (Speaker)

Mark Pastana (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 January 199619960127

Producer: A.

WASHBOURNE

Next in series: 03 February 1996

Description

3/6.

How do we fare in the weightless vacuum of space? As plans for the Int-

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

astronomy

international space station

Broadcast history

27 Jan 1996 16:30-17:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 22:45-23:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jez Nelson

Adrian Washbourne (Producer)

Helen Sharman (Speaker)

David Black (Speaker)

Thomas Jones (Speaker)

Neil Pellis (Speaker)

Dick Mesland (Speaker)

Rhea Sedden (Speaker)

Helmutt Haussman (Speaker)

Mark Pastana (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-12

Producer: A. WASHBOURNE

3/6. How do we fare in the weightless vacuum of space? As plans for the Int-

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 January 199619960128

First broadcast on 1996-01-27

Producer: A.

WASHBOURNE

Next in series: 03 February 1996

Description

3/6.

How do we fare in the weightless vacuum of space? As plans for the Int-

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

astronomy

international space station

Broadcast history

27 Jan 1996 16:30-17:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 22:45-23:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jez Nelson

Adrian Washbourne (Producer)

Helen Sharman (Speaker)

David Black (Speaker)

Thomas Jones (Speaker)

Neil Pellis (Speaker)

Dick Mesland (Speaker)

Rhea Sedden (Speaker)

Helmutt Haussman (Speaker)

Mark Pastana (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 January 199619960128

First broadcast on 1996-01-27

Producer: A.

WASHBOURNE

Next in series: 03 February 1996

Description

3/6.

How do we fare in the weightless vacuum of space? As plans for the Int-

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

astronomy

international space station

Broadcast history

27 Jan 1996 16:30-17:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 22:45-23:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jez Nelson

Adrian Washbourne (Producer)

Helen Sharman (Speaker)

David Black (Speaker)

Thomas Jones (Speaker)

Neil Pellis (Speaker)

Dick Mesland (Speaker)

Rhea Sedden (Speaker)

Helmutt Haussman (Speaker)

Mark Pastana (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-12

Producer: A. WASHBOURNE

3/6. How do we fare in the weightless vacuum of space? As plans for the Int-

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4