Defying Gravity (2009– )

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Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away.

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 Maddux Donner (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Ted Shaw (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Mike Goss (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Nadia Schilling (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Eve Weller-Shaw (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Dr. Evram Mintz (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Steve Wassenfelder (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Jen Crane (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Zoe Barnes (13 episodes, 2009)
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 Rollie Crane (12 episodes, 2009)
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 Ajay Sharma (11 episodes, 2009)
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 Claire Dereux (11 episodes, 2009)
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 Arnel Poe (11 episodes, 2009)
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 Trevor Williams (8 episodes, 2009)
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 Sharon Lewis (6 episodes, 2009)
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In the near future, eight astronauts from five countries (four women and four men) undertake a mysterious six-year international space mission covering thirteen billion kilometres. With the eyes of the world upon them - everything they do is monitored, and every emotion they feel, scrutinized - they soon discover that their real assignment is not at all what they thought. Written by Mark Cameron

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Great show!
11 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed the pilot and 2 episodes so far. I'm a Sci-Fi nut to start off with and my heads been in the stars since I was a kid, so when they start another space based TV show I'm all in.

Ron Livingston is a great actor and makes a fantastic lead in this futuristic space epic. His character is serious, yet relaxed, which I think makes him more likable. The other characters are slowly developing, but all seem to have their own side stories, which for most people will make the show.

Regarding the ship, they really put thought into the possible future techs that could be reality. The ship is definitely more realistic to what might be our first long term spaceship. Built sort of like the International Space Station, put together by component modules, it's long, cylindrical, and not light-speed. I'm sure we'll learn more about the ship as time goes on, but for now they've not really focused on it much. What we do know is that the ship has mysteries. There is a force that's guiding the ship, its crew and their mission to explore the solar system. Who or what this force is has left us guessing.

Overall, the show is off to a good start. It's got it's drama, suspense, and intrigue. Here's to hoping this one stays on the air for a long time!


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