Pressure Drop • 2016 • episode "S1E3" MARS

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In 2033, the Daedalus crew struggles to find permanent shelter. Currently, the European Space Agency and Roscosmos partner to launch an orbiter.

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MARS • 2016 - 2018 • 12 episodes •

Novo Mundo

The story is told in a documentary way, looking at the present day. The future mission is filmed as a movie. In this episode scenes are changing in these timeframes.

2016 • Astronomy

Grounded

The Daedalus crew battles across the harsh Martian terrain to reach their base camp.

2016 • Astronomy

Pressure Drop

In 2033, the Daedalus crew struggles to find permanent shelter. Currently, the European Space Agency and Roscosmos partner to launch an orbiter.

2016 • Astronomy

Power

In 2037, four years after Mars colonization, a storm threatens the outpost. In reality, Antarctica serves as a site for a simulated human settlement.

2017 • Astronomy

Darkest Days

In 2037, psychological pressure takes its toll as the crew is trapped in the habitat. In reality, scientists study the effects of extreme isolation.

2017 • Astronomy

Crossroads

In 2037, a devastating tragedy in the colony forces everyone to question the mission. In the present, SpaceX attempts another pioneering launch.

2017 • Astronomy

We Are Not Alone

After a decade on Mars, scientists await the arrival of miners from a for-profit corporation, causing tensions to rise between science and industry.

2018 • Astronomy

Worlds Apart

IMSF and Lukrum establish a tenuous coexistence with a common water source. In the present day on Earth, activists protest Arctic oil drilling.

2018 • Astronomy

Darkness Falls

When a solar flare strikes the planet and knocks out all communications, the Olympus Town team races against the clock to locate Marta.

2018 • Astronomy

Contagion

A mysterious illness sweeps through the colonies. In present day on Earth, experts shed light on an indigenous health crisis.

2018 • Astronomy

Power Play

Lukrum strikes a deal with Russia for exclusive mining rights. In the present day on Earth, ecosystems and indigenous lifestyles need protection from corporations.

2018 • Astronomy

The Shake Up

Lukrum pushes its corporate interest too far and jeopardizes the colonies. In the present day on Earth, human activity has destabilized the natural world.

2018 • Astronomy

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