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In a unique hybrid of drama and documentary, executive producers Brian Grazer & Ron Howard present both seasons of this epic series following a thrilling quest to colonize Mars. Mixing scripted drama with feature-film caliber visual effects, and insightful interviews with leading scientists and innovators, this compelling series explores our journey into the next great frontier.

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In a unique hybrid of drama and documentary, executive producers Brian Grazer & Ron Howard present both seasons of this epic series following a thrilling quest to colonize Mars. Mixing scripted drama with feature-film caliber visual effects, and insightful interviews with leading scientists and innovators, this compelling series explores our journey into the next great frontier.

    • Episode 1

    Season 1, Episode 1: Novo Mundo

    In 2033, the first human mission to Mars enters the planet’s atmosphere, but the Daedalus crew faces a life-threatening emergency when the ship’s landing system goes offline. The crew’s commander risks his life to fix the problem as Mission Control monitors back on Earth. Interwoven within the drama, in current day, SpaceX is attempting to land the world’s first reusable rocket to pioneer the critical technology that will help humans reach Mars.

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    • 47 Minutes

    In 2033, the first human mission to Mars enters the planet’s atmosphere, but the Daedalus crew faces a life-threatening emergency when the ship’s landing system goes offline. The crew’s commander risks his life to fix the problem as Mission Control monitors back on Earth. Interwoven within the drama, in current day, SpaceX is attempting to land the world’s first reusable rocket to pioneer the critical technology that will help humans reach Mars.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Season 1, Episode 2: Grounded

    The Daedalus crew battles the harsh Martian terrain to reach the safety of their pre-built base camp. A race against the clock begins when the ship commander reveals he has been injured during landing. In documentary sequences, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly undergoes an historic year-long mission on the International Space Station, revealing both the physical and emotional hardships astronauts face.

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    The Daedalus crew battles the harsh Martian terrain to reach the safety of their pre-built base camp. A race against the clock begins when the ship commander reveals he has been injured during landing. In documentary sequences, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly undergoes an historic year-long mission on the International Space Station, revealing both the physical and emotional hardships astronauts face.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Season 1, Episode 3: Pressure Drop

    The Daedalus mission is in jeopardy as the crew struggles to find a shelter to protect them from radiation. The team must locate a suitable site for their settlement before their mission is cut short. In documentary segments, the European Space Agency and Roscosmos – Russia’s former federal space agency – partner to launch a probe to study the Martian atmosphere and look for signs of life on Mars.

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    • 47 Minutes

    The Daedalus mission is in jeopardy as the crew struggles to find a shelter to protect them from radiation. The team must locate a suitable site for their settlement before their mission is cut short. In documentary segments, the European Space Agency and Roscosmos – Russia’s former federal space agency – partner to launch a probe to study the Martian atmosphere and look for signs of life on Mars.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Season 1, Episode 4: Power

    2037: Four years have passed since the crew landed on Mars and established its first settlement. A new crew arrives to plan for expansion and search for life, but a dust storm threatens the outpost. In present day, we look at how McMurdo Station in Antarctica serves as a modern example of how humans may settle Mars, as scientists work to determine whether life could be possible on another planet.

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    2037: Four years have passed since the crew landed on Mars and established its first settlement. A new crew arrives to plan for expansion and search for life, but a dust storm threatens the outpost. In present day, we look at how McMurdo Station in Antarctica serves as a modern example of how humans may settle Mars, as scientists work to determine whether life could be possible on another planet.

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    • 47 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Season 1, Episode 5: Darkest Days

    In 2037, the dust storm has lasted for months, and Olympus Town’s infrastructure, along with its residents’ well-being, suffers. The psychological pressures of life on Mars reveal themselves while the crew is trapped inside the habitat. In the present day, scientists study the effects of extreme isolation to prepare for a future manned mission to Mars.

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    In 2037, the dust storm has lasted for months, and Olympus Town’s infrastructure, along with its residents’ well-being, suffers. The psychological pressures of life on Mars reveal themselves while the crew is trapped inside the habitat. In the present day, scientists study the effects of extreme isolation to prepare for a future manned mission to Mars.

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    • Episode 6

    Season 1, Episode 6: Crossroads

    A devastating tragedy in the colony forces everyone on Mars and Earth to question the mission. While Olympus Town tries to cope and persevere, team leaders back on Earth struggle with the decision whether to end the mission. In the present day, SpaceX continues to work on pioneering rocket technology that could one day help mankind reach the red planet.

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    A devastating tragedy in the colony forces everyone on Mars and Earth to question the mission. While Olympus Town tries to cope and persevere, team leaders back on Earth struggle with the decision whether to end the mission. In the present day, SpaceX continues to work on pioneering rocket technology that could one day help mankind reach the red planet.

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    • 46 Minutes
    • Episode 7

    Season 2, Episode 1: We Are Not Alone

    With a common water source, IMSF and Lukrum establish a tenuous coexistence that threatens to dissolve when Kurt and his crew make unexpected headway in their mining mission. Commander Hana Seung maintains diplomacy between the two camps until tragedy strikes. In present day on Earth, Greenpeace activists protest Arctic oil drilling, examining the effectiveness of such tactics.

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    With a common water source, IMSF and Lukrum establish a tenuous coexistence that threatens to dissolve when Kurt and his crew make unexpected headway in their mining mission. Commander Hana Seung maintains diplomacy between the two camps until tragedy strikes. In present day on Earth, Greenpeace activists protest Arctic oil drilling, examining the effectiveness of such tactics.

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    • Episode 8

    Season 2, Episode 2: Worlds Apart

    With a common water source, IMSF and Lukrum establish a tenuous coexistence that threatens to dissolve when Kurt and his crew make unexpected headway in their mining mission. Commander Hana Seung maintains diplomacy between the two camps until tragedy strikes. In present day on Earth, Greenpeace activists protest Arctic oil drilling, examining the effectiveness of such tactics.

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    • 46 Minutes

    With a common water source, IMSF and Lukrum establish a tenuous coexistence that threatens to dissolve when Kurt and his crew make unexpected headway in their mining mission. Commander Hana Seung maintains diplomacy between the two camps until tragedy strikes. In present day on Earth, Greenpeace activists protest Arctic oil drilling, examining the effectiveness of such tactics.

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    • 46 Minutes
    • Episode 9

    Season 2, Episode 3: Darkness Falls

    When a solar flare strikes Mars, knocking out communications in the colonies, Olympus Town races to locate exobiologist Marta Kamen. The colony braces for the red planet’s first-ever pregnancy. Amelie’s plans to return to Earth are thwarted. In the present day on Earth, scientists brave harsh conditions in pursuit of data that will help predict the effect of glacial melt on global sea levels.

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    When a solar flare strikes Mars, knocking out communications in the colonies, Olympus Town races to locate exobiologist Marta Kamen. The colony braces for the red planet’s first-ever pregnancy. Amelie’s plans to return to Earth are thwarted. In the present day on Earth, scientists brave harsh conditions in pursuit of data that will help predict the effect of glacial melt on global sea levels.

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    • Episode 10

    Season 2, Episode 4: Contagion

    A mysterious illness sweeps through the colonies. IMSF realizes one of its own has died as a result and races to determine the cause, origin and mode of transmission before time runs out and more lives are claimed. In present day on Earth, Vladimir Chuprov, a Greenpeace activist, sheds light on an indigenous health crisis being kept quiet by the Russian state to benefit its oil endeavors.

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    A mysterious illness sweeps through the colonies. IMSF realizes one of its own has died as a result and races to determine the cause, origin and mode of transmission before time runs out and more lives are claimed. In present day on Earth, Vladimir Chuprov, a Greenpeace activist, sheds light on an indigenous health crisis being kept quiet by the Russian state to benefit its oil endeavors.

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    • Episode 11

    Season 2, Episode 5: Power Play

    Lukrum strikes a deal with Russia for exclusive mining rights. Lt. Cmdr. Mike Glenn undermines Hana and endangers colony members. The first-generation Martian baby arrives two months early! In the present day on Earth, nations attempt to work together to rein in corporate interests, protect fragile ecosystems and preserve indigenous lifestyles.

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    Lukrum strikes a deal with Russia for exclusive mining rights. Lt. Cmdr. Mike Glenn undermines Hana and endangers colony members. The first-generation Martian baby arrives two months early! In the present day on Earth, nations attempt to work together to rein in corporate interests, protect fragile ecosystems and preserve indigenous lifestyles.

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    • Episode 12

    Season 2, Episode 6: The Shake Up

    Lukrum pushes its corporate interest too far and jeopardizes the safety of both colonies. IMSF stabilizes the situation, but for some it will be too late. In the present day on Earth, human activity has destabilized the natural world. NASA’s Operation Icebridge studies Arctic sea ice in an attempt to bring awareness to global warming and the dramatically changing state of our planet.

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    Lukrum pushes its corporate interest too far and jeopardizes the safety of both colonies. IMSF stabilizes the situation, but for some it will be too late. In the present day on Earth, human activity has destabilized the natural world. NASA’s Operation Icebridge studies Arctic sea ice in an attempt to bring awareness to global warming and the dramatically changing state of our planet.

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    • Episode 101

    Making Mars

    This behind-the-scenes episode shows the complete story of how we got to MARS, featuring interviews with producers, writers, designers, and experts. Observe the early development of the series through narrative from the creative team. Then learn about design from Director Everardo Gout and Executive Producer Ron Howard, and explore the technical visual components from Visual Effects Supervisor Russell Dodgeson.

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    This behind-the-scenes episode shows the complete story of how we got to MARS, featuring interviews with producers, writers, designers, and experts. Observe the early development of the series through narrative from the creative team. Then learn about design from Director Everardo Gout and Executive Producer Ron Howard, and explore the technical visual components from Visual Effects Supervisor Russell Dodgeson.

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    • Episode 102

    MARS: Explorers of a New World

    The year is 2033, and mankind's first manned mission to Mars is about to become reality. This is the story of how we make Mars home, told by the pioneers making it possible. MARS, a Global Miniseries Event, premieres this November on National Geographic.

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    The year is 2033, and mankind's first manned mission to Mars is about to become reality. This is the story of how we make Mars home, told by the pioneers making it possible. MARS, a Global Miniseries Event, premieres this November on National Geographic.

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    • Episode 103

    BTS: On the Set of Mars

    Before Mars tells the story of MARS’s two twin sisters and protagonists when they were young girls (12 years old) and how they became inspired to one day travel to Mars.

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    Before Mars tells the story of MARS’s two twin sisters and protagonists when they were young girls (12 years old) and how they became inspired to one day travel to Mars.

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    • Episode 104

    Before Mars

    Set in the present day, Before MARS tells the story of Hana and Joon, twin sisters who will grow up to be central characters in the global event series MARS on the National Geographic Channel.

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    Set in the present day, Before MARS tells the story of Hana and Joon, twin sisters who will grow up to be central characters in the global event series MARS on the National Geographic Channel.

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    • Episode 105

    Expedition Mars

    Expedition Mars brings to life one of the greatest sagas of the space age – the epic adventures of Spirit and Opportunity – the rovers that reinvigorated NASA’s Mars program after a string of disappointments in the 1990s, and opened the Martian frontier with the first overland expeditions on another planet.

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    Expedition Mars brings to life one of the greatest sagas of the space age – the epic adventures of Spirit and Opportunity – the rovers that reinvigorated NASA’s Mars program after a string of disappointments in the 1990s, and opened the Martian frontier with the first overland expeditions on another planet.

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    • Episode 106

    Mars Season 2 - Behind the Scenes

    Peek behind the scenes at the filming of MARS Season 2 – with cast and crew interviews, storyline insights, and a glimpse of the giant green screen that puts our actors on Mars.

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    Peek behind the scenes at the filming of MARS Season 2 – with cast and crew interviews, storyline insights, and a glimpse of the giant green screen that puts our actors on Mars.

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    • Episode 107

    Mars 101

    From its blood-like hue to its potential to sustain life, Mars has intrigued humankind for thousands of years. Learn how the red planet formed from gas and dust and what its polar ice caps mean for life as we know it.

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    From its blood-like hue to its potential to sustain life, Mars has intrigued humankind for thousands of years. Learn how the red planet formed from gas and dust and what its polar ice caps mean for life as we know it.

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    • Episode 108

    Exploring Mars in Utah

    Join five scientists on a "mission to Mars" in Utah. Photojournalist Jim Urquhart embedded with Crew 138 of the Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station for two weeks in March. The crew describes what it's like, in their own words.

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    Join five scientists on a "mission to Mars" in Utah. Photojournalist Jim Urquhart embedded with Crew 138 of the Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station for two weeks in March. The crew describes what it's like, in their own words.

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