Season 1 of Mars noticed the primary profitable manned mission to the planet, leading to a human settlement. As was made clear within the announcement by Nat Geo, the brand new season will comply with the developments made by the crew within the Martian colony by leaping ahead a number of years in time. That won’t solely permit the dramatic portion of the sequence to sort out a recent batch of issues, past initializing a settlement on a planet aside from Earth, but additionally give the sequence’ “Large Thinkers” a brand new sequence of subjects when discussing the true science, logistical issues, and extra of placing human beings on the Pink Planet.
Nat Geo launched a trailer for the second season of Mars earlier this summer time, and you may examine that out, in addition to a synopsis of season 2, under:
“MARS picks up 5 years after the conclusion of Season 1, following the profitable maiden mission to the Pink Planet and IMSF has established a fully-fledged colony, Olympus City, however they can’t finance the Mars expedition alone. Doorways of when the unique Worldwide Mars Science Basis (IMSF) crew struggled to securely land on and create an preliminary settlement. It’s now the 12 months 2042, swung extensive open to the non-public sector, however tensions come up amongst authentic mission-driven scientists and alternative have miners despatched by the for-profit company, Lukrum Industries, which create a brand new world of challenges for everybody on the Pink Planet.”
Whereas the series’ dramatic elements start to discover the potential ramifications of capitalism getting concerned and probably taking up the expedition, one of many present’s extra interesting features is the presence of the Large Thinkers who will share their ideas on the endeavor. This season will convey tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, creator Any Weir, former NASA chief Ellen Stofan, former astronaut Leland Melvin, futurist and physicist Michio Kaku, and extra.
Mars season 2 premieres Monday, November 12 on Nat Geo @9pm.