Outside the Atmosphere is the first episode of the science fiction television series Planetes (Anime). It was aired in Japan on October 4, 2003.


Ai Tanabe arrives for her new job aboard the ISPV 7 space station, and comes to find that she is assigned to the Debris Section, also known derogatorily as Half Section. She begins training in extra-vehicular activity with Hachirota "Hachimaki" Hoshino as her instructor. Hachimaki and Tanabe go on a mission to de-orbit an INTO commemorative satellite.

In the World

  • Japan: Taiki no Soto de (大気の外で)
  • Catalonia: A l’exosfera
  • France: Dans l’espace infini
  • Germany: Im unendlichen Weltall
  • Italy: Fuori dall’atmosfera
  • Portugal: Na exosfera
  • Spain: En la exosfera
  • Teremedó: A ľekszsḟera