The crew of a spaceship headed to Mars discovers an accidental stowaway shortly after takeoff. Too far from Earth to turn back and with resources dwindling, the ship's medical researcher emerges as the only dissenting voice against the group that has already decided in favor of a grim outcome.
Millions of miles from home. Survival comes from sacrifice.
Did You Know?
The artificial gravity depicted in the movie can be obtained with present day technology; the first proof of concept, producing only 0.00015 g, was done in 1966 during the Gemini 11 flight. The proposed satellite Tempo3 is meant to further test centripetal artificial gravity generation. The project Mars Direct plans to spin the spaceship using a discarded upper stage as a counterweight, exactly as shown in the movie. See more
When Michael is sitting preparing to inject himself, Zoe walks in and spots the injector pen on the floor.
Next second the pen is in Michael's hands, but he never reached down to pick it up. See more
You never know where life's gonna take you. Yes, I applied to the HARP program because I thought it would be a funny story to be rejected by Hyperion. But now I realize this is one of those rare opportunities that could truly give my life meaning beyond anything I could imagine.
Written and Performed by John Coltrane
Published by Jowcol Music
Courtesy of UMG Recordings, Inc under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more