The three parties have signed a co-production agreement to create
Walking with Spacemen. Tim Haines and Jasper James who were
the production brains behind the other two installments in the series
will also helm the new one. An official release informs that for
the first time, the show will reveal the experience of astronauts,
with all the danger and excitement of landing on and exploring planets
within our solar system. Using feature film digital effects and
the latest scientific findings, the two 50 minute programmes will
enable viewers to see some of the most extraordinary sights under
Readers will recall that the interest of television viewers in
the hazards of space travel increased in India and across the world
after Kalpana Chawla died on a NASA Space Shuttle Columbia Crash
towards the end of January.
The release states that Walking with Cavemen has been pre-sold
to more than 15 broadcasters. The series will premiered in the UK
on 27 March.