New Mars lander safely touches down. What happens now? loading...
New Mars lander safely touches down. What happens now?
NASA's InSight lander has reached the optimal spot for getting to the heart of the red planet.
Landing on Mars is harder than you think. Here’s how NASA prepares. loading...
Landing on Mars is harder than you think. Here’s how NASA prepares.
Practice makes perfect when sending a robot on the perilous journey to the red planet.
Top 5 Mars mysteries yet to be solved loading...
Top 5 Mars mysteries yet to be solved
We know a lot about the red planet after four decades of exploration. But some big questions remain unanswered.
Ron Howard on the importance of space travel loading...
Ron Howard on the importance of space travel
The executive producer of National Geographic's Mars series talks about the future beyond our planet.
Milky Way devoured a galactic challenger, astronomers reveal loading...
Milky Way devoured a galactic challenger, astronomers reveal
Our home galaxy snacked on a dwarf galaxy about 10 billion years ago—and it has its next victims in sight.
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Of all the planets in our solar system, none has captured our collective imagination like Mars. Follow the first human mission to Mars, set in 2033, as the crew struggles to safely land on and colonize the planet. Tracing the thrilling quest to make Mars home, National Geographic presents a new breed of programming, blending cinema-quality scripted drama set in the future with documentary sequences that features current space-technology pioneers..

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