MARS ...must see imo..

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Just finished watching the first episode of the dramatised documentary produced by National Geographic..
MARS ..
This is is a must see imo ..if like me you are captivated by the prospect of humans on the Red Planet..
Absolutely loving it ..
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Mars – National Geographic
 
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Quite a clever blend of existing and coming tech with commentaries from current luminaries and entrepreneurs (such as Elon Musk, the guy behind TESLA cars and the Space-X reusuable orbital delivery vehicles), and of "relative" flights of fancy as to what could be done in the future, and with quite an engaging sub-plot about the problems that the crew of the first manned journey to the Red Planet run into - with the proverbial "cliff-hanger" ending. Certainly worth looking at the next one next Sunday (especially now that the "Poldark" and "Victoria" period "sitcoms" - which SWMBO enjoyed but I "avoided" - have now finished :) )

Nat Geo Wild had a "Mars" specials day yesterday - and that was part of it - but there were also some other good ones like "Earth Two" about the evacuation of a small proportion of the population to another star system because of the impending arrival of a Neutron Star in the Solar System and the consequent complete destruction of the Earth and, probably, most of the other planets.
 
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Not sure about naming the ship Daedalus, but I'll look at the content over the weekend.
 
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You do have a "point", and I have to wonder if the Producers really "thought the name through" before they made the series!o_O
 
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