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A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt.

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Series cast summary:
Steven Strait ...  Jim Holden 45 episodes, 2015-2019
Cas Anvar ...  Alex Kamal 45 episodes, 2015-2019
Dominique Tipper ...  Naomi Nagata 45 episodes, 2015-2019
Wes Chatham ...  Amos Burton 45 episodes, 2015-2019
Shohreh Aghdashloo ...  Chrisjen Avasarala 38 episodes, 2015-2019
Frankie Adams ...  Roberta 'Bobbie' W. Draper / ... 33 episodes, 2017-2019
Thomas Jane ...  Joe Miller / ... 27 episodes, 2015-2019
Shawn Doyle ...  Sadavir Errinwright 27 episodes, 2015-2018
Florence Faivre ...  Julie Mao 24 episodes, 2015-2018
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Two hundred years in the future, in a fully colonized solar system, police detective Josephus Miller (Thomas Jane), who was born in the asteroid belt, is given the assignment to find a missing young woman; Julie Mao (Florence Faivre). Meanwhile, James Holden (Steven Strait), the first officer of an ice freighter, is witness to an unprovoked attack upon the ship, by craft believed to be from Mars (MCRN Federation). As news of the attack spreads throughout the system, the incident's flow-on threatens to destabilize already tenuous relations between Earth, Mars and The Belt. Far away from the struggles in deep space, on Earth, Chrisjen Avasarala (Shohreh Aghdashloo), a powerful United Nations executive and diplomat, works to prevent war between Earth and Mars by any means. Soon, the 3 find out the missing woman and the ice freighter's fate are part of a vast covert conspiracy which threatens all humanity. Written by nano_tech

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23 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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Both Thomas Jane and Cas Anvar have ties to the Marvel live action Punisher movies. In the first Thomas Jane played the title character of Frank Castle. In the follow up movie Cas Anvar played a plastic surgeon. See more »

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The Spaceship Nauvoo has a rotational axis parallel to the direction of the thrust. In Season 2 we can see that the thrust certainly is a strong force, probably 1G. At that thrust, everything inside the rotating cylinder would "fall" to the back end of the ship, including all the landscape, soil, trees etc that the Mormons would want to plant inside the ship. There would however be no way to use the ship to reach a distant star without using the thrusters for a prolonged time to accelerate and decelerate. See more »

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The best space opera I have ever seen!
2 March 2017 | by nyutkamarkoSee all my reviews

I'm a very lazy person when it comes to reviews, basically it is my first one. But I just really want to support this show as much as I can!

I've never seen any space opera TV show with the same attention to details, high quality graphics, mind blowing storytelling. Gosh, even costumes are superb! Usually I like to search for some holes in the story or illogical stuff, but here everything comes together just precisely like it should.

The show combines everything that I love in TV shows - politics, intrigues, technology, controversial but solid characters, multiple "worlds" etc. And I really didn't expect that level of bad-ass production from SyFy, great job guys! I'm looking forward to the next episode and really hope there will be more seasons to come.


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