|Executive Producers:||Justin Wilkes, Dee Johnson|
|Air Date:||Monday, November 14, 2016|
|Rating:||This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.|
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 as Mission Control monitors from Earth. In the present day, SpaceX is attempting to land a reusable rocket to develop the critical technology that will help humans reach Mars.
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