|The Terra Nova carries six astronauts from Earth to Mars|
Today on Far Future Horizons we present Race to Mars.
In the year 2030, the race to be the first to reach the Red Planet is on - and
leading the way. China China has
stunned the world by leapfrogging over 's long-term plans and has
landed a series of advanced rovers and robotic landers in their quest to make
the most important discovery in history - extraterrestrial life on Mars. Once
again, America America and its
partners, including ,
are thrust into a winner-take-all space race - but the stakes are higher than
the race to the Moon nearly seven decades earlier. The international team
accelerates its plans - when Canada
prepares to send its final wave of rovers, this consortium will surge ahead and
at last launch a human crew. Six extraordinary individuals from China Canada, the United
France and are
selected for this grueling two-year mission. Japan
|Terra Nova Docking Gagarin|
These four men and two women must work together as a team, rise above their secret fears and struggle with the sacrifice of leaving friends and family behind.
Race to Mars is available on DVD from Amazon.com.
Mars Rising was a six episode companion series that explored the science and technology and plans behind the "Race to Mars".
Race to Mars Part 2