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PlanetaryCollective: Call to Earth – A Message from the World’s Astronauts to COP21


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The Association of Space Explorers reached out to their fellow astronauts to pass on a simple message of solidarity, hope and collaboration to combat climate change and reach our political leaders during such a crucial time.

Featuring:

Germany:
Astronaut Ernst Messerschmid, Ph.D – Space Shuttle

Japan:
Astronaut Soichi Noguchi – Space Shuttle, Soyuz, ISS
Astronaut Naoko Yamazaki – Space Shuttle

Netherlands:
Astronaut Wubbo Ockels, Ph.D – Space Shuttle, 1st Dutch Citizen in Space

US:
Astronaut Scott Kelly – Space Shuttle, Soyuz, ISS
Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD – Soyuz, ISS
Astronaut Piers Sellers, Ph.D – Space Shuttle, NASA Climate Scientist
Astronaut Greg Linteris, Ph.D – Space Shuttle
Astronaut Ron Garan – Space Shuttle, Soyuz, ISS
Astronaut Jerry Carr – Skylab
Astronaut Nicole Stott – Space Shuttle, ISS
Astronaut Loren Acton, Ph.D – Space Shuttle
Astronaut Mary Cleave, Ph.D – Space Shuttle
Astronaut Dan Barry, Ph.D – Space Shuttle
Astronaut Bobby Satcher, Ph.D, MD – Space Shuttle
Astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria – Space Shuttle, Soyuz, ISS, US Spacewalk Record Holder

India:
Cosmonaut Rakesh Sharma – Soyuz, 1st Indian Citizen in Space

Spain:
Astronaut Pedro Duque – Space Shuttle, Soyuz, 1st Spanish Citizen in Space

The video was produced by astronaut Ron Garan and Planetary Collective in association with Daria Lopez-Alegria of Space Bridges. Planetary Collective is the award winning filmmaker behind the short film Overview, the groundbreaking full-length feature documentary Planetary, and the upcoming space documentary Orbital.

Special thanks to the Association of Space Explorers

Music by The Human Suits

Space footage from NASA and ESA

 

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