Out Of This World - The Colin Pillinger Story

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Professor Colin Pillinger, the Bristol-born scientist is best known as the leader of the Beagle 2 project, the attempt - in the face of opposition - to land a British spacecraft on Mars. He was involved in ground-breaking scientific research for over 40 years.

He analysed the original Apollo 11 moon rocks, was one the of the first to classify asteroids as being from Mars and with the Beagle 2 mission reignited the United Kingdom’s love for space exploration.

Told through archive interviews and recordings of Colin plus new interviews with those who knew him best – “Out of this World” tells Colin’s incredible life.

Narrator Jon Culshaw.

Producers Pete Simson and Tom Ryan.

First broadcast on BBC Radio Bristol in May 2018; 4 Extra Debut in February 2020.

Story of the inspirational leader behind the Beagle 2 mission to Mars \u2013 Colin Pillinger.

Story of the inspirational leader behind the Beagle 2 mission to Mars \u2013 Colin Pillinger.

Told through archive interviews and recordings of Colin plus new interviews with those who knew him best - "Out of this World" tells Colin's incredible life.

Narrator Jon Culshaw.

Story of the inspirational leader behind the Beagle 2 mission to Mars - Colin Pillinger.