Showing posts with label Mars Rover. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mars Rover. Show all posts

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)

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

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

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Retro Mars rover illustration by Jack Coggins

Picture of the Day 4/9/2018 - Retro Mars rover illustration by Jack Coggins from "Rockets, Satellites, and Space Travel" book (1958).

Retro Mars rover illustration by Jack Coggins

Saturday, July 21, 2018

HD images from the season 2 trailer of NatGeo's "Mars" TV series

National Geographic has released a season 2 trailer for its "Mars" TV series. The fictional documentary series depicted first human mission to Mars and hardships of building a base on Mars in a lava tube in season 1. The six-episode season 2 promises to dig 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 to exploit the planet's resources. Season 2 will be broadcasted worldwide starting on November 12th.

Here are some HD images from the trailer. Open link in new tab to view images in full resolution.

BFR landing pads - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV seriesHuman base - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV series

Astronauts - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV seriesExploration rovers - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV series

Human base and rover - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV seriesPipeline accident - image from Season 2 of NatGeo MARS TV series

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Mars exploration rover by Alexandra Hodgson

Picture of the Day 19/7/2018 - Mars exploration rover by Canadian illustrator Alexandra Hodgson. More of her concept art here.
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Mars exploration rover by Alexandra Hodgson

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Retro style Mars base by David A. Hardy

Picture of the Day 19/5/2018 - Retro style Mars base by classical space artist David A. Hardy. More of his Mars art here.

Retro style Mars base, greenhouse and rover by David A. Hardy

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Mars exploration rover concept by Matthew Savage

Picture of the Day 31/12/2017 - Mars exploration rover by British concept artist Matthew Savage. More of his art here.
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Mars exploration rover concept by Matthew Savage

Friday, October 20, 2017

Mars exploration rover leaving the base by Bryan Versteeg

Picture of the Day 20/10/2017 - Mars exploration rover leaving the base by Canadian concept artist Bryan Versteeg.
More of his space art here.
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Mars exploration rover leaving the base by Bryan Versteeg

Friday, July 28, 2017

House on Mars by Nacho Malter

Picture of the Day 28/7/2017 - drawing of a cottage house on partly terraformed Mars by Argentinian freelance artist Nacho Malter. More of his art here.
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Cottage house on partly terraformed Mars by Nacho Malter

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

SpaceX ITS spaceships at Mars Base Alpha by Maciej Rebisz

Picture of the Day 12/7/2017 - SpaceX ITS spaceships at Mars Base Alpha or "Alpha Site" by Polish digital painter Maciej Rebisz. More of his art here.
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SpaceX ITS spaceships at Mars Base Alpha by Maciej Rebisz

Some close-ups of the painting:

SpaceX ITS spaceship at Mars Base AlphaSpaceX rover at Mars Base Alpha

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mars exploration rover by José Luis Martín

Picture of the Day 24/5/2017 - Mars exploration rover by Spanish digital artist José Luis Martín for Science Today Magazine. More of his sci-fi art here.
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Mars exploration rover by José Luis Martín for Science Today Magazine

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Rover approaching Mars base by Tiago Santos

Picture of the Day 16/4/2017 - A rover approaching Mars base by Portuguese concept artist Tiago Santos. More of his art here.
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Rover approaching Mars base by Tiago Santos

Friday, January 6, 2017

Martian rover by Wesley Griffith

Picture of the Day 6/1/2017 - Martian rover by digital artist Wesley Griffith. More of his art here.
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Martian rover by Wesley Griffith