Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Images from NatGeo's MARS episode 5 of season 2

Fifth episode "Power Play" ( s02e05 ) of National Geographic's MARS TV series season 2 has been aired. Here are some images from the episode.

Storyline in short: Miners from Lukrum colony are prospecting for resources and require additional power from Olympus Town. Meanwhile on Earth Lukrum Industries struck deal with Russia to get exclusive mining rights on Mars. While Olympus Town's commander is inspecting potential water site her deputy cuts power to Lukrum colony causing power outage there and nearly killing some of the miners.

Images from other episodes of season 2: ► Episode 1  ► Episode 2  ► Episode 3  ► Episode 4

National Geographic MARS - episode 5, season 2 (Lukrum colony)

National Geographic MARS - episode 5, season 2 (taking command)

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Images from NatGeo's MARS episode 4 of season 2

Fourth episode "Contagion" ( s02e04 ) of National Geographic's MARS TV series season 2 has been aired. Here are some images from the episode.

Storyline in short: Deadly Martian pathogen strikes both Lukrum colony and Olympus Town. It's discovered only a Penicillin can fight it and it's available only on Chinese orbital station which drops it to the ground.

Images from other episodes of season 2: ► Episode 1  ► Episode 2  ► Episode 3  ► Episode 5

National Geographic MARS - episode 4, season 2 (fighting infection)

National Geographic MARS - episode 4, season 2 (drilling for water)

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

NASA's InSight lander on Mars by Charlie Burgess

Yesterday NASA's InSight lander successfully landed on Mars at Elysium Planitia; to celebrate the landing British digital artist Charlie Burgess has created this picture of the probe. More of his art here.
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NASA's InSight lander on Mars by Charlie Burgess

Monday, November 26, 2018

Images from NatGeo's MARS episode 3 of season 2

Third episode "Darkness falls" ( s02e03 ) of National Geographic's MARS TV series season 2 has been aired today. Here are some images from the episode.

► Watch full episode 3 of season 2 here


Storyline in short: Massive solar flare knocks out electrical grid and communications on Mars in time when one of the scientists is taking samples from Lukrum's water drilling site on her own, without informing anyone. Miners from Lukrum colony rescue her life, thus restoring relations between the two settlements.

Images from other episodes of season 2:Episode 1  ► Episode 2  ► Episode 4  ► Episode 5

National Geographic's MARS - episode 3, season 2 (rover leaving base)

National Geographic's MARS - episode 3, season 2 (lone astronaut)

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Racing on Mars in Star Citizen MMO game

Picture of the Day 25/11/2018 - racing on Mars; an image from upcoming massively multiplayer online (MMO) game Star Citizen which will consist of several components - space combat simulator, first-person shooter and economy&trading simulator - and is mostly funded by an unprecedented crowdfunding campaign of over $200 million on Kickstarter. The game is released by modules and is playable for several years now in alpha stage; there is a good outside video review what is the current status of the game by the end of 2018.
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Racing on Mars in Star Citizen MMO game

Friday, November 23, 2018

Mars transport by Pablo Palomeque

Picture of the Day 23/11/2018 - Mars transport vehicle by Argentinian concept artist Pablo Palomeque. More of his art here.
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Mars transport vehicle by Pablo Palomeque

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Images from NatGeo's MARS episode 2 of season 2

Second episode "Worlds apart" ( s02e02 ) of National Geographic's MARS TV series season 2 has been aired. Here are some images from the episode, apart from those seen in the trailer and promotional collection.

Watch full episode 2 of season 2 here


Storyline in short: While scientists from Olympus Town and miners from Lukrum colony are making connections, miners discover a liquid water pocket bellow the surface of Mars. Now the Lukrum colony can be independent from the resources of Olympus Town but scientists are not happy with miners contaminating possible shelter of Martian life-forms. Meanwhile one of the original crew discovers she is pregnant but Olympus Town commander's twin sister dies from tumor during a flight to Mars.

Images from other episodes of season 2:Episode 1  ►Episode 3  ► Episode 4  ► Episode 5

National Geographic's MARS - episode 2, season 2 (astronaut funeral)

National Geographic's MARS - episode 2, season 2

Thursday, November 15, 2018

NatGeo's MARS TV series: full episodes of season 2

National Geographic's MARS season 2
Watch the full season 2 episodes of National Geographic Channel's MARS TV series without the geographic restrictions here. In season 1 the part documentary, part fiction series depicted first human mission to Mars and hardships of building a base on Mars in a lava tube. The six-episode season 2 is digging deeper into the challenges of life on Mars, covering everything from the first Martian-born babies to surviving the common cold to the first commercial efforts by Lukrum Corporation to exploit the planet's resources.


More content from season 2: ► HD images  ► Trailer & images from it  ► Cover art


Episode 1 - We are not alone s02e01

Images from Episode 1

Those located in US can watch episode 1 in HD quality at NatGeo's site.

SpaceX Big Falcon Ship landing on Mars by HazeGrayArt

HD wallpapers of the 2nd stage of SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) - the Big Falcon Ship/Spaceship (BFS) v2018 - landing on Mars; images from the video animation of BFS landing on Mars created by HazeGrayArt.
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SpaceX Big Falcon Ship landing on Mars by HazeGrayArt

Monday, November 12, 2018

Images from NatGeo's MARS episode 1 of season 2

The first episode "We are not alone" ( s02e01 ) of National Geographic's MARS TV series season 2 has been aired today. Here are some (mostly exterior) images from the episode, apart from those seen in the trailer and promotional collection.

Watch full episode 1 of season 2 here


Storyline in short: Beginning of season 2 is set in April 2042, 5 years after the end of season 1. In episode 1 the scientists at Olympus Town are accompanied by a new neighbor - miners at Lukrum colony 25 kilometers apart. Miners demand to be connected to the water source of Olympus Town and rush building the pipeline, causing an accident and concerns in Olympus Town.

Images from other episodes of season 2:Episode 2  ► Episode 3  ► Episode 4  ► Episode 5

National Geographic's MARS - episode 1, season 2

National Geographic's MARS - episode 1, season 2