Controversy surrounds the Arctic Sun Project, a plan to detonate a hydrogen bomb above the Arctic Circle to melt the icecaps and open up new land for development. When the project is initiated, all contact with Earth is lost as it becomes enveloped in a strange mist. The inhabitants of the Moon colonies struggle to come to terms with the possibility that Earth has been destroyed and they are all that's left of humanity.
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There was an unmanned British mission to the Moon in 1993. See more
Despite establishing Garrick Hagon
's character as Bruno Ponti, the credits for "View of a Dead Planet" list him as Bruno Bertoli. See more
Dr. David Caulder
You were wrong, weren't you? Eh? Thank God you were wrong!
Sir Benjamin Dyce
Yes, I was wrong. Any man can make a mistake but mankind, now mankind cannot be allowed one single mistake.
String Quartet No. 16 in F, Op. 135
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by The Hungarian Quartet See more