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National Geographic is known for creating engaging and intriguing educational content on their TV channel. Their newest series MARS, now available on Blu-Ray and DVD, takes you to the year 2033 and humanity's first crewed mission to Mars is about to become a reality.
We love to learn about things we'll never experience. I mean, when will we ever get to Mars?!?!
As a clock counts down the final 90 seconds to landing, an expert crew of astronauts endures the final harrowing moments before touching down on the red planet. Even with the best training and resources available, the maiden crew of the Daedalus spacecraft must push itself to the brink of human capability in order to successfully establish the first sustainable colony on Mars. Set both in the future and in the present day, the global miniseries event MARS blends feature film-caliber scripted elements set in the future with documentary vérité interviews with today’s best and brightest minds in modern science and innovation, illuminating how research and development is creating the space technology that will enable our first attempt at a mission to Mars.
You won't want to miss MARS.
Here's some family fun for while you're watching the series: think about what you'd take if you were headed to Mars yourself. Enjoy these downloadable packing lists for your trip to Mars! Share your #MARSDay packing list on social media for a chance to win a copy of the series on Blu-ray!