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Show Credits

Senior Producer/Writer: Scott Pearson

Editor: Tracy Dethlefs

Original Music: John Keltonic

Producer/Co-Writer: Alice Ikeda

Science Advisor:
Dr. James Zimbelman
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian Institution

Editing: Gale Franko

Animation: Takashi Watabe

Research: Chris DeBoer

Narrator: Deb Fialkow

Unit Managers:
Dawnelle Dutcher
Curt Weiss
Tula Urdaz-White

Production Manager: Nolan Lehman

Camera:
Greg Davis
Tom Speer

Video Engineering: Corey Rosenberg

Audio Engineering:
Bill Fast
Toby Higashi

Production Assistant: Gregg Plimmer

Additional Production Assistance:
Michael Bradbury
Bill Kiley
Aleah Tierney

Production Intern: Shaylan Frazee

HD On-Line Editing: Tracy Dethlefs

Post-Production Engineering: Corey Rosenberg

Additional Footage:
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, CA

Special Thanks:
Greg Palmer
James Willard Brown
Lisa Hardmeyer
Sylvia Jones
Key People
Colin King
Susan Sexton
Georgia Smith
Karina Vesco

For NHK Japan

Thanks to:
NASA/JPL/MSSS
NASA
Palomar Observatory
AURA/ST ScI
UK Schmidt Telescope
UK Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council
Anglo-Australian Telescope Board
Anglo-Australian Observatory
DIGITAL SKY LLC
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
L'INSTITUT PASTEUR
GSC
PALEOMAP
NASDA
German Climate Computing Center
C. Robert O'Dell

Music:
Hideki Togi
Yuji Nomi
Theme Music: "Under the Brilliant Stars"

Camera:
Masaki Watanabe
Shinji Yuki
Hiroshi Yoshioka

Micrography Engineers:
Toshiko Washizuka
Yutaka Akutsu
Eibun Nagano
Takuji Niimi

Lighting:
Takao Asayama
Atsushi Yamashiro
Toshio Kotajima
Tomotaka Nishigaki
Alex Endo

Sound:
Kazutsugu Uchimura
Akira Fukada
Mitsugu Shiota
Jun Sugawara

Sound Effects:
Hidekazu Uchiike
Yoichi Oikawa

Special Effects:
Katsuya Nagahama
Satoshi Yamaguchi

Visual Design:
Yukiko Honma
Shin Hasegawa
Kayo Negoro

Video Engineers:
Yuji Miyasaka
Yoshihiro Takahashi
Kenji Tatsukuchi

Visual Effects:
Hideyuki Tanida
Haruna Tsunoda
Aki Hyodo

Visual Effects:
Hideyuki Tanida
Haruna Tsunoda
Aki Hyodo

Computer Graphics:
Yoshikatsu Date
Shigekazu Sakai
Koji Matsunaga
Akihiko Shimamura
Keisuke Kawano
Katsuichi Kimura
Haruyasu Tsuda
Takayoshi Tomizawa
Noriaki Motoumi
Norihiro Yamamoto
Satoko Umezono
Ryuji Sato
Shigeyuki Kudo
Junya Mizukoshi
Kenji Ichikawa
Katsumi Kunugiyama
Takashi Watabe
Takayuki Oguchi
Senji Kawabata
Koichi Hiraga
Isao Sato
Hidehiko Okubo
Hideaki Mizushima
Satoru Nagamine

Editors:
Mitusnori Morimoto
Tsukiko Yonamine
Yoshinori Furusawa
Hiroki Hatakenaka

Coordinators:
Akira Banchi
Yoko Makino
Nicole Coulom
Makoto Takahashi
Hiro Koh
Takako Takahashi
Toshio Tamura
Bruno Forzan
Alexander Kent
Toru Suzuki
Yasue Drabble
Yuko Yagi
Yoko Makino
Joan Morris

Research:
Yoshio Yuki
Christopher Field

Director:
Toshihiro Matsumoto
Kensuke Kishi
Jun Ochiai
Hideki Miyamoto

CGI Director: Kazuhiro Kitano

Executive Producers:
Kenichiro Takiguchi
Setsu Mikumo

International Co-producers:
TELEIMAGES INTERNATIONAL
ZDF

Produced by: NHK / NHK Enterprises 21, Inc.

Producer/Copyright: NHK©2001

For KCTS Television

Director of Production: Enrique Cerna

Executive Producer: Rupert Macnee

Coordinating Producer: Beverly Zaslow

Director of Marketing: Jay Parikh

This has been a co-production between NHK Japan & KCTS Television