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Season 1

7 Sep. 2007
Journey to the Red Planet
Debut: The viability of a manned trip to Mars is examined by researchers, scientists and astronauts. First up: logistical challenges and technical obstacles faced by the international space community in sending a manned mission to Mars and bringing it back. William Shatner narrates.
 
8 Oct. 2007
Rocket Power
The design for the ship carrying the astronauts and supplies on a three-year mission to Mars is examined, including the propulsion system and fuel. William Shatner narrates.
 
21 Oct. 2007
The Human Factor
The mental toll on astronauts embarking on a three-year Mars mission, including mental breakdown, sexual tension, suicide and mutiny, is examined. William Shatner narrates.
 
28 Oct. 2007
Six Minutes of Terror
Examining vehicle entry into the Martian atmosphere, and techniques to slow and protect the capsule. Also: targeting a landing spot in 90 seconds. Willam Shatner narrates.
 
13 Nov. 2007
Into the Unknown
The physical toll on astronauts embarking on a three-year Mars mission, including muscle depletion and loss of bone mass in zero gravity, and damage from cosmic radiation, is examined. William Shatner narrates.
 
20 Nov. 2007
Extreme Expedition
The mental toll on astronauts embarking on a three-year Mars mission, including mental breakdown, sexual tension, suicide and mutiny, is examined. William Shatner narrates.
 
27 Nov. 2007
The Giant Leap
Examining vehicle entry into the Martian atmosphere, and techniques to slow and protect the capsule. Also: targeting a landing spot in 90 seconds. Willam Shatner narrates.
 

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