For those excited about the premier of the new series from National Geographic: MARS which premieres tonight, there is no need to wait for the series to air on NatGeo if you want to watch it now. Viewers can actually watch the MARS series video stream online now ahead of tonight’s premier on the National Geographic channel.
The help space enthusiasts get excited about the launch of the MARS series, Nat Geo has the premier episode available to stream online now. The groundbreaking global event series is set to air tonight on the National Geographic channel at 9pm eastern time.
Watch the MARS Series Premier Online via Video Stream from NatGeo
Viewers can watch the MARS series online using a computer via the video stream directly from the web site, or download the free NatGeo app from National Geographic to watch on their mobile devices like tablets and smartphones.
MARS is a six part weekly series from producer Ron Howard and directed by Everado Gout.
What is the MARS series all about? From the NatGeo web site here is a synopsys of the story line, “The year is 2033, and humanity’s first crewed mission to Mars is about to become a reality.”
“As a clock counts down the final 90 seconds to landing, an expert crew of astronauts endures the final harrowing moments before touching down on the red planet. Even with the best training and resources available, the maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars.”
“Set both in the future and in the present day, the global miniseries event MARS blends feature film-caliber scripted elements set in the future with documentary vérité interviews with today’s best and brightest minds in modern science and innovation, illuminating how research and development is creating the space technology that will enable our first attempt at a mission to Mars.”
The series was developed with input and collaboration from top experts and innovators in space exploration including Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and SpaceX founder Elon Musk.