TV series about space

TV series about space
List of the best series about space, selected by visitors to our site: Origin, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Star Trek: Picard, The Expanse, Pioneer One, Extant, Away, Star Wars Rebels, Moonbase 8, Metal Hurlant Chronicles.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Origin (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:30
CharactersAliens, Cosmonauts
PlaceSpace

A group of troubled passengers wake up on a damaged spaceship abandoned in deep space, each having left behind a dark past in search of a fresh start on a newly colonized planet. As their terrifying situation spirals into paranoia, they come to realize that the greatest threat to their dream of starting over – and indeed their lives – is something far darker than the pasts they were so desperate to escape.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014)
Markimdb: 9.3
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration09:17
CharactersScientists, Astronomers
PlotTravel
PlaceSpace, Mars
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey invents new modes of scientific storytelling to reveal the grandeur of the universe and re-invent celebrated elements of the original series, including the Cosmic Calendar and the Ship of the Imagination. Uniting scepticism and wonder, and weaving rigorous science with visual, emotional and spiritual elements, it is a transcendent experience – a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale we know.

Star Trek: Picard (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Androids
PlotRevenge, Adventures, Fate, Shootouts
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Set twenty years after the events of Star Trek Nemesis, we follow the now-retired Admiral Picard into the next chapter of his life.

The Expanse (2015)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersAliens, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Shootouts
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

A thriller set two hundred years in the future following the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.

Pioneer One (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
PlotWar, Investigation, Politics
PlaceSpace, USSR, Mars
StyleAction

Pioneer One is a 2010 American web series produced by Josh Bernhard and Bracey Smith. It has been funded purely through donations, and is the first series created for and released on BitTorrent networks.

Extant (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:42
CharactersAliens, Robots, Scientists
PlotSupernatural, Mystery
PlaceSpace, USA
TimeFuture
StyleAtmospheric, Action

An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.

Away (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
PlaceSpace, Mars

American astronaut Emma Green must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission. A series about hope, humanity and how we need one another if we are to achieve impossible things.

Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Warriors, Pilots
PlotAdventures, Uprising
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Star Wars

Set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes III and IV, the story unfolds during a dark time when the evil Galactic Empire is tightening its grip of power on the galaxy. Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet and are ruining the lives of its people. The motley but clever crew of the starship Ghost — cowboy Jedi Kanan, ace pilot Hera, street-smart teenager Ezra, the “muscle” Zeb, warrior firebrand Sabine, and cantankerous old astromech droid Chopper — is among a select few who are brave enough to stand against the Empire. Together, they will face threatening new villains, encounter colorful adversaries, embark on thrilling adventures, and become heroes with the power to ignite a rebellion.

Moonbase 8 (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
PlaceSpace
StyleEasy

In the isolated desert of Winslow, Arizona at NASA’s Moon Base Simulator, three eager astronauts—Skip, Rook and their leader Cap—attempt to qualify for their first lunar mission. They encounter many obstacles including loneliness, self-doubt and their own incompetence. In spite of it all, they remain determined to prove they have the right stuff to reach the moon.

Metal Hurlant Chronicles (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersRobots
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Metal Hurlant Chronicles is inspired by the popular comics anthology Métal Hurlant, which in turn inspired the well known fantasy magazine Heavy Metal. Each episode takes place on a different planet - fantastical in its own way - with the common thread between stories being a traveling asteroid that impacts the lives of all it encounters.

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LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Robots, Heroes
PlotAdventures, Uprising
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleFascinating

Set between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, The Freemaker Adventures centers on a family of three young siblings—young boy Rowan, his sister Kordi, and their brother Zander—known as the Freemakers, who salvage parts from destroyed or damaged ships which they use to build new ones, which they sell in order to make their living. They are accompanied by their salvaged battle droid Roger.

How the Universe Works (2010)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
PlaceSpace
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

A users' guide to the cosmos, from the Big Bang to galaxies, stars, planets and moons: where did it all come from and how does it all fit together? A primer for anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered.

Missions (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:19
PlaceSpace, Mars

The first manned mission to Mars is now approaching the red planet. The crew includes top-flight scientists and a young female psychiatrist, responsible for their mental health. But just as they are about to land, something goes wrong.

Ascension (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration03:51
PlotSurvival, Investigation, Technology, Mystery
PlaceSpace
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating

In 1963, the U.S. government launched a covert space mission sending hundreds of men, women and children on a century-long voyage aboard the starship Ascension to populate a new world. Nearly 50 years into the journey, as they approach the point of no return, a mysterious murder of a young woman causes the ship’s population to question the true nature of their mission.

The Mandalorian (2019)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Warriors, Smugglers
PlotAdventures, Weapons, Shootouts
PlaceSpace
StyleSpectacular, Dynamic, Star Wars

Set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order, we follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.

Wander Over Yonder (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Aliens, Horses, Friends
PlotAdventures
PlaceSpace
StyleSpectacular

The adventures of Wander, an eternally-optimistic intergalactic traveler and constant do-gooder, and his quick-tempered but loyal steed and best friend, Sylvia. The friendliest face in outer space, Wander journeys across the galaxies to spread good cheer and to help anyone he can — much to his overly pragmatic stallion’s chagrin. Their fun-loving escapades often lead them to clash with the evil villain Lord Hater and his army of Watchdogs, who travel from planet to planet trying to make hate the order of the day. Together, the best friends travel through the cosmos, happening upon one freewheeling adventure after another and making new friends and foes.

Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
CharactersAliens, Robots, Military, Heroes
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating, By manga

An alien race called Gauna has destroyed Earth. leaving humanity struggling to survive aboard the spaceship Sidonia. Even though it’s been a century since the last encounter with the Gauna, military service is mandatory. For Nagate Tanikaze, whose grandfather secretly hid him in the forgotten bowels of Sidonia, it’s a strange new world as he’s forced to come to the surface. Yet his recruitment comes just in time, for the Gauna have suddenly reappeared.

Wonders of the Solar System (2010)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersScientists
PlotTravel
PlaceSpace, Mars
StyleFascinating

Wonders of the Solar System is an award-winning 2010 television series co-produced by the BBC and Science Channel, and hosted by physicist Brian Cox. Wonders of the Solar System was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 7 March 2010. The series comprises five episodes, each of which focuses on an aspect of the Solar System and features a 'wonder' relevant to the theme. The series was described as one of the most successful to appear on BBC Two in recent years. On 31 March 2011, the series won the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award for excellence in documentary film-making.

Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Scientists
PlotRevenge, Teleportation
PlaceSpace
StyleEasy, Fancy

A stranded spaceship pilot captured by mad scientists survives a blitz of cheesy B movies by riffing on them with his funny robot pals.

Raised by Wolves (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersRobots, Childrens, Androids
PlotWar, Survival, Artificial Intelligence, Religion
PlaceSpace
TimePost-apocalypse, Future
StyleSpectacular

After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the Mithraic, a deeply devout religious order of surviving humans.




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