The year is 2033, and humanity's first crewed mission to Mars is about to become a reality. As a clock counts down the final 90 seconds to landing, an expert crew of astronauts endures the final harrowing moments before touching down on the red planet. Even with the best training and resources available, the maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, the global miniseries event MARS blends feature film-caliber scripted elements set in the future with documentary vérité interviews with today's best and brightest minds in modern science and innovation, illuminating how research and development is creating the space technology that will enable our first attempt at a mission to Mars.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom National Geographic Channel (2016 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Science-Fiction
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Darkness Falls

Episode 2x03; Nov 25, 2018

When a solar flare strikes the planet and knocks out communications between and within the colonies, the Olympus Town team races against the clock to locate Marta, who becomes stranded on the surface during a rogue research expedition. In present day

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x02: Worlds ApartNov 18, 2018
2x01: We Are Not AloneNov 11, 2018
1x06: CrossroadsDec 18, 2016
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Mars – Utunk a vörös bolygóra (Hungary Hungary)
  • Марс (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
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