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Approaching the Unknown (2016)

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An American astronaut prepares for a mission to Mars.
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William D. Stanaforth
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Louis 'Skinny' Skinner (CapCom)
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Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonizing Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.

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Double debut for Mark Elijah Rosenberg on Writing and directing See more »

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In the Launch Pad scenes the rocket has external tanks side by side (8+ tanks no space between). In the space scenes after takeoff, there are only 4 (?) external tanks widely spaced. See more »

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90 Minutes
5 June 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is 90 minutes of my life I will never get back. Premise is terrible. Characters have nothing to like. Why was there only one astronaut in each space craft? Why was there a space station three weeks from earth? Why would you stop a spaceship three weeks from earth to resupply when it has built up momentum to get to Mars? Where were the science advisors for this pathetic attempt at science fiction? Cinematography is worthless. And it only got worse as it went on. Someone, please, send me to Mars by myself so I never have to endure another movie like this. Please warn me if this writer, director, or studio executive is ever allowed to make another movie. I wish there was an alien to eat my brain after watching this.


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