The Sky at Night

Interstellar: The Journey to Proxima B

Interstellar: The Journey to Proxima B

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Summary

Chris Lintott and Maggie Aderin-Pocock report on the recent discovery of a planet with similar qualities to Earth orbiting Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to our solar system. The programme examines what the environment of this world might be like and the logistics of building a spacecraft capable of travelling 4.23 light years to reach it.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Chris Lintott
Presenter Maggie Aderin-Pocock
Executive Producer Jonathan Renouf
Series Producer Michael Lachmann
Science