The international IRIS 1 crew is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars. Science reporter Miles O’Brien is reporting live from his Space Headquarters TV Studio in New York while events unfold for the crew on their daring 1001 day long mission.
We will witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey is made possible by the biggest engineering feat ever and many hurdles will have to be taken in order to succeed. The explorers will be extending our knowledge of Mars and will be learning whether or not mankind has a future among the stars. Experience the thrill of the grandest mission of exploration ever undertaken!
Produced by Mirage3D
Approximate running times: 52 min ; 42 min ; 30 min
Suitable for family audiences and school groups.