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

Crew on Mars Surface

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The crew on the surface of Mars.

Crew on Mars

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The crew on Mars.

Crew in Suits

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The crew on Mars.

Fire Erupts

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The crew watches as a fire consumes part of their camp.

Sharing a Meal on Mars

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

Anamaria Marinca as Marta Kamen

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Anamaria Marinca as Marta Kamen the Russian exobiologist and geologist.

JiHAE as Joon Seung

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JiHAE as Joon Seung the Korean-American capsule communicator at the International Mars Science Foundation, IMSF.

Olivier Martinez as Ed Grann

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Olivier Martinez as Ed Grann the French CEO of the Mars Mission Corporation at the International Mars Science Foundation, IMSF

A Critical Meeting

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Officials with the International Mars Science Foundation debate whether the Mars colonists should stay or leave after a major accident.

JiHAE as Joon Seung

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JiHAE as Joon Seung the Korean-American capsule communicator.

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