The BEST Episodes of Earth from Space

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 30, 2021

Network: BBC

Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand new perspective, revealing new discoveries, incredible colours and patterns, and just how fast it is changing. Four episode mini series documentary.

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Patterned Planet

#1 - Patterned Planet

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 24, 2019

Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand new perspective. Earth’s surface is covered in weird and wonderful patterns. The Australian outback is covered in pale spots, the work of wombats; a clearing in the endless green canopy of the Congo rainforest has been created by an incredible elephant gathering; and the twists and turns of the Amazon make a home for rehabilitated manatees. This is our home, as we’ve never seen it before.

star 8.19
48 votes
A New Perspective

#2 - A New Perspective

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 17, 2019

Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand new perspective. Satellites follow an elephant family struggling through drought, reveal previously unknown emperor penguin colonies from the colour of their poo, and discover mysterious ice rings that could put seal pups in danger. Using cameras on the ground, in the air and in space, Earth from Space follows nature’s greatest spectacles, weather events and dramatic seasonal changes. This is our home, as we’ve never seen it before.

star 8.00
85 votes
Changing Planet

#3 - Changing Planet

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 8, 2019

Cameras in space show that Earth is changing rapidly. Cities sprawl while forests and glaciers shrink. But in Tanzania locals have regenerated the landscape to save chimpanzees.

star 7.92
39 votes
Colourful Planet

#4 - Colourful Planet

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 1, 2019

From space Earth is a kaleidoscope. Turquoise plankton blooms trigger a feeding frenzy; China turns yellow with rapeseed flowers; and mysterious green lights appear in the ocean.

star 7.92
37 votes