Leaving the Daedalus
The crew suits up in their space gear and prepares to set foot on Mars for the first time.
A Spacesuit for Mars
Realistic Mars spacesuits for the series were designed by Daniela Ciancio with input from scientific experts.
Walking on Mars
The Daedalus crew explores Mars. [National Geo's 'Mars' - Actor Ben Cotton Talks Tough Shooting Environments, More | Video]
A Rover for Humans
This Mars rover was designed to transport people, unlike other existing rovers that only carry scientific instruments.
Welcome to Olympus Town
Olympus Town is the first Mars colony, located near the volcano Olympus Mons. The Mars camp is constructed of large dome structures with air-sealed entrances like the door pictured here.
Life at Olympus Town
A communal dome functions as the recreation room and cafeteria in Olympus Town.
The laboratory in Olympus town.
Red Planet Greenhouse
Mars settlers grow their crops inside a greenhouse at Olympus Town.
A Successful Harvest
The Daedalus crew successfully grows their first crops on Mars.
Meanwhile, on Earth...
Mission controllers on Earth must keep their cool as the crew on Mars struggles to get to shelter. Here, Ed Grann (Olivier Martinez), the French CEO of the Mars Mission Corporation looks on over Joon Seung (Jihae), the Korean-American capsule communicator.