Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey

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In Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey, scientific researcher Kate Humble and Dr Helen Czerski examine the relationship between the Earth's orbit and the weather. The series follows these experts as they travel around the globe to some of the places with the most extreme weather conditions in order to gather information about the orbit's effect on the weather.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on BBC
1 Season, 3 Episodes
March 4, 2012
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Kate Humble, Helen Czerski

Orbit: Earth's Extraordinary Journey Full Episode Guide

  • In this episode we complete our journey, travelling back from theMarch equinox to the end of June. Kate Humble travels to the Arctic and Helen Czerski chases a tornado.

  • In this episode we travel from January to the March equinox. Kate Humble gets closer to the sun than she has ever been before, whilst Helen Czerski visits a place that gets some of the biggest and fastest snowstorms on earth.

  • In this episode we travel from July to the December solstice. We experience spectacular weather and the largest tides on earth. Helen Czerski jumps out of an airplane and Kate Humble briefly becomes the fastest driver on earth.

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