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'Mars': The Epic National Geographic Channel Miniseries in Pictures

Mars Landing Simulator

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Guests at the "Mars" dome in New York City had the opportunity to experience what it's like to land a spaceship on Mars with this cable-robot virtual reality ride. [Nat Geo's 'Mars' Invades NYC with Immersive Red Planet Exhibit]

Mars Spacesuits

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Spacesuits designed for National Geographic's new "Mars" series were on display at the experiential dome in New York City. [Nat Geo's 'Mars' Invades NYC with Immersive Red Planet Exhibit]

Antigravity treadmills

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Guests at National Geographic's "Mars" experiential dome could feel what it's like to walk on Mars with these antigravity treadmills. [Nat Geo's 'Mars' Invades NYC with Immersive Red Planet Exhibit]

Antigravity Treadmill in VR

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A guest experiences what it's like to walk on Mars with this antigravity treadmill at National Geographic's Mars dome in New York City. [Nat Geo's 'Mars' Invades NYC with Immersive Red Planet Exhibit]

Caving on Mars

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Anamaria Marinca as Marta Kamen the Russian exobiologist and geologist explores a cave on Mars.

Hana Seung, Mission Pilot

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Jihae as Hana Seung, Mission pilot, systems engineer. The global event series MARS premiered on the National Geographic Channel in November 2016.

Interior of Mars Rover

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The interior of the rover. The global event series MARS premiered on the National Geographic Channel November 14.

Farewell, Commander Ben Sawyer

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Jihae as Hana Seung the Korean-American mission pilot and software engineer, Sammi Rotibi as Robert Foucault a Nigerian mechanical engineer and roboticist, Alberto Ammann as Javier Delgado the Spanish hydrologist and geochemist, geologist and Clementine Poidatz as Amelie Durand the French mission physician and biochemist and Anamaria Marinca as Marta Kamen the Russian exobiologist stand around injured crew member Ben Cotton as Ben Sawyer the American mission commander and systems engineer.

Seung the Korean-American Capsule Communicator

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Jihae as Joon Seung the Korean-American capsule communicator.

Crew on Mars

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The crew on Mars.

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Hanneke Weitering

SPACE.COM ASSOCIATE EDITOR — Hanneke joined the team at Space.com in August 2016 as a staff writer and producer. She has previously written for Scholastic, MedPage Today, Scienceline and Oak Ridge National Lab. After studying physics at the University of Tennessee in her home town of Knoxville, she earned her graduate degree in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting (SHERP) from New York University.