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6 space-based web series you need to watch

Science fiction really has the power to transport us to a completely different world. If you often wonder how fascinating these unreal storylines are, and you can’t get your eyes off the screen while watching them, you are in the right space. These plots are extremely engaging and have the power to sustain our curiosity.

Furthermore, space is often explored in sci-fi content and with SpaceX recently creating history with their launch to the International Space Station, it is about time to explore some interstellar digital content. Here are the best space-based web series, available on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and more.

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The Expanse

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

Written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, The Expanse is a web series which tells a story about what happens after humans colonize the solar system. Things have changed and now the conflicts are not between two countries but Earth and Mars. Growing tensions between these two planets have put them on the verge of war. The First Episode of this web series aired in 2015 and now The Expanse is in its fourth season.

Star Trek: Discovery

Available on: Netflix

Star Trek: Discovery was released in 2017, and is the first scripted series, the seventh Star Trek franchise series, since Star Trek: Enterprise ended in 2005. Star Trek: Discovery follows Starfleet ‘s mission journeys to explore and observe new life forms in space. The web series stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones.

For All Mankind

Available on: Apple TV+

What if the space race would never have come to an end? If you want to explore scenarios were the first man on moon was not American, and Soviets beat them to it, then For All Mankind will be right up your alley. The series pictures alternate series of events regarding space explorations and how NASA tries to keep up with the Soviet Union.

Spaceforce

Available on: Netflix

A four-star general begrudgingly teams up with an eccentric scientist to get the U.S. military’s newest agency, Space Force, ready for lift-off. The web series is about General Mark Naird (Steve Carell), the chief of the newly formed Space Force, who is under pressure to launch a satellite amid the scientists’ dire predictions. What follows are funny consequences as his decisions lead to disaster. It also stars Lisa Kudrow.

The 100

Available on: Netflix

A nuclear war has destroyed humanity. Ninety-seven years later, a spaceship carrying the last survivors of our civilization dispatches 100 young residents back to the Earth to regulate whether it’s fit for human habitation or not. The post-apocalyptic fiction drama is roughly based on the book series of the same name by Kass Morgan. It first premiered in 2014 with a run of seven seasons, it will be concluding in August 2020.

Mission Over Mars

Available on: ALTBalaji

M.O.M. is an original Indian web series made by ALTBalaji. The show follows the events of the successful Mars Orbiter Mission by the Indian Space Research Center. The series stars Sakshi Tanwar, Mona Singh, Nidhi Singh, and Palomi Ghosh as central characters. It is based on a true story and addresses the real-life struggles faced by Indian scientists during outworldly missions.


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