Planetary Radio • Jul 26, 2004

Thunderbirds Director Jonathan Frakes of Star Trek Fame

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Jonathan Frakes

Director for <i>Thunderbirds</i>

Star Trek Next Generation fans will always remember him as Commander Will Riker of the Starship Enterprise, but he now sits in the director's chair for movies including the newly released Thunderbirds. Jonathan Frakes talks about the film and the power of science fiction movies and TV to change the lives of young people. Emily Lakdawalla explains how long the Cassini spacecraft will live long and prosper, while Bruce Betts offers up another space trivia contest in What's Up!