The National Geographic Channel‘s MARS mini-series, directed by Ron Howard, will debut in the US on Nov. 14 and Nov. 13 internationally. The program consists of a drama about the settlement of the Red Planet plus interviews with a diverse array of experts on Mars, space technologies and space science. The 21 interviewees include, for example, Andy Weir, author of The Martian: A Novel, Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.
Here are two trailers released to promote the series:
Find more about the program at
- ‘Mars’: Behind the Scenes of National Geographic Channel’s Global Event Series – yahoo!
- Humanity Finally Travels to Mars in Ron Howard’s New Half-Scifi, Half-Documentary TV Series – io9
- Mars (TV Mini-Series 2016) – IMDb