News: National Geographic's Mars Season Two Release Details

Season one of Mars was quite a success for National Geographic. Soon after the conclusion of the first round of episodes, a second season was announced. While a trailer was dropped for the next chapter back in July, no firm details were announced about the series that mixes fictional science with a documentary filming style. At the end of the first year, we saw that mankind had developed a settlement on Mars. The next set of episodes look to time jump five years and will take a look at life on the planet as humans continue to colonize. Season two is now set to premiere on Monday November 12th. Details from Nat Geo are listed below:

MARS picks up five years after the conclusion of Season 1, following the successful maiden mission to the Red Planet and IMSF has established a fully-fledged colony, Olympus Town, but they cannot finance the Mars expedition alone. Doors of when the original International Mars Science Foundation (IMSF) crew struggled to safely land on and create an initial settlement. It’s now the year 2042, swung wide open to the private sector, but tensions arise among original mission-driven scientists and opportunity have miners sent by the for-profit corporation, Lukrum Industries, which create a new world of challenges for everyone on the Red Planet.