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The first manned mission from Earth to Mars in 2033 attempts to colonize the red planet.
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Series cast summary:
Jihae ...  Hana Seung / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Alberto Ammann ...  Javier Delgado 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Clémentine Poidatz ...  Amelie Durand 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Sammi Rotibi ...  Robert Foucault 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Anamaria Marinca ...  Marta Kamen 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Nick Wittman ...  Oliver Lee / ... 10 episodes, 2016-2018
Cosima Shaw ...  Leslie Richardson 9 episodes, 2016-2018
Olivier Martinez ...  Ed Grann 6 episodes, 2016
Gunnar Cauthery Gunnar Cauthery ...  Mike Glenn / ... 6 episodes, 2018
Roxy Sternberg ...  Jen Carson 6 episodes, 2018
Evan Hall ...  Shep Marster 6 episodes, 2018
Jeff Hephner ...  Kurt Hurrelle 6 episodes, 2018
Kata Sarbó ...  Ava Macon 6 episodes, 2016
Stephen Petranek Stephen Petranek ...  Himself - Arthur, 'How We'll Live on Mars' / ... 6 episodes, 2016-2018
Antoinette Fekete Antoinette Fekete ...  Sam 5 episodes, 2016
Akbar Kurtha ...  Dr. Jay Johar 5 episodes, 2018
Elon Musk ...  Himself - CEO and Lead Designer, Space X / ... 5 episodes, 2018
Joel Bourne Joel Bourne ...  Himself - Former Senior Editor for the Environment, National Geographic 5 episodes, 2018
Nicholas Goh ...  Commander Chen / ... 5 episodes, 2018
Neil deGrasse Tyson ...  Himself - Director, Hayden Planetarium 5 episodes, 2016-2018


The first manned mission from Earth to Mars in 2033 attempts to colonize the red planet.

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Release Date:

14 November 2016 (USA) See more »

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Mars See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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16:9 HD
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Anamaria Marinca previously played an astronaut traveling to a planet for the first time in Europa Report (2013), wherein a journey to Europa, the moon that orbits Jupiter, is depicted. See more »


Follows Before Mars (2016) See more »

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Good idea, bad execution.
9 December 2017 | by badoliSee all my reviews

Oh dear, where do i start? While i was really excited for the premise of a mars colony series, this isn't what i was hoping for.

At first the documentary-style segments give it an authentic feel. Yet after a while it really interferes with the pacing of the story. Whenever the situation gets dramatic, there is a cut to Elon Musk or Neil Degrasse Tyson blue-balling us with another scientific explanation. They should have stopped this after the first episode, as it really comes across as filler after that.

What i also couldn't take was the huge character discrepancy between the real life astronaut and his fictional counterparts. While Scott Kelly is a warm and controlled guy, who takes the one-year- separation from his family in a laid-back "it's my job"-attitude, the protagonists of the series seem to get emotional at the slightest mishaps. Add to that the fact they act more like teenagers than professionals with decades of experience.

And finally this seems like the worst space voyage in human history. A blind and hesitant ground control, hardly any reserves, moronic hiring philosophy... If any real mars trip would be happening like this, they would fire the management and drop the whole project.

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