Mark the countdown to the UAE Hope Mars Mission with epic content on OSN

  • UAE Hope Mars Mission
Dubai, UAE - Jul 15, 2020

This month, OSN is calling all space fans to celebrate the countdown to the UAE Hope Mars Mission with an out of this world lineup of must-see series, documentaries and movies set on Mars. From the science fiction survival film ‘The Martian’ and the stunning documentary ‘Apollo 11’ to the miniseries, ‘From Earth to the Moon’, any viewer will be glued to their screen.

On Tuesday 14th July and just a couple of days before the launch of the UAE Hope Mars Mission, ‘Apollo 11’ will be premiering on OSN Movies First at 20:25 UAE time and OSN streaming app. Featuring never-before-seen footage in its highest resolution, 'Apollo 11’ takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission that first put men on the moon.
Don’t leave the couch just yet as ‘The Martian’ will also be premiering on OSN Movies First right after ‘Apollo 11’. Smart, thrilling and surprisingly funny, ‘The Martian’ offers a faithful adaptation of the bestselling book that brings out the best in leading man Matt Damon and director Ridley Scott. The movie will be also made available on the OSN streaming app.
Leading the lineup on the OSN streaming app is the captivating four-part miniseries, ‘The Apollo Chronicles’. Featuring rare archival footage and audio, this series showcases one of the greatest accomplishments of the 20th Century. But behind this seminal event is a monumental story filled with incredible drama, danger, ingenuity and emotion. ‘The Apollo Chronicles’ tells this story as it has never been told before. Participants, family members, historians, and other experts paint a rich portrait of a story that will have the audience immersed from start to finish.
Next up is ‘From Earth to the Moon’ from executive producer Tom Hanks. This 12-part miniseries explores the origins and milestones of the Apollo lunar landing program, its history-defining mission, as well as those whose lives and careers were affected by NASA’s journey into space.
And that’s not all, viewers can also enjoy ‘Fight for Space’ on the OSN streaming app. Filmed over the course of four years, Fight for Space is the product of thousands of Kickstarter supporters who believed that the exploration of space is worth fighting for. Over 60 interviews were conducted with astronauts, politicians, educators, historians, scientists, former NASA officials, commercial space entrepreneurs, and many other experts in the space community. It is a film like no other that tackles issues no other documentary has touched, featuring newly restored 35mm and 16mm footage from the National Archives NASA collection
If this wasn’t enough, ‘Apollo's New Moon’ documentary will offer you a peek into NASA film footage enhanced by AI-based software and other image processing. The clarity of the images gives viewers a whole new perspective on what it was like to step onto lunar soil and ramble about the alien landscapes. The film shows how teams of astronauts collected evidence that has revolutionized our understanding of the origin of both Earth and the moon.
Last but not least, ‘The Day We Walked on the Moon’ will also be available on the OSN streaming app. On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Over the next few days, the world watched on with wonder and rapture as humankind prepared for its "one giant leap" onto the moon--and into history. Witness this incredible day, presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that take you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control, and the homes of the astronaut's families.
Full list of movies and documentaries:
  • Apollo 11
  • The Martian
  • How to See a Blackhole
  • Independence Day
  • Apollo’s New Moon
  • The Day We Walked on the Moon
  • The Fight for Space
Full list of series and docu-series:
  • Nasa’s Unexplained Files
  • How the Universe Works
  • Alien Encounters
  • Uncovering Aliens
  • The First
  • The Mandalorian
  • From the Earth to the Moon
  • Apollo Chronicles
Celebrate the countdown to the UAE Hope Mars Mission with OSN today.

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