TV-14 | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After a failed mission to Mars, A.I./ARTI is now used for the 2036 mission with a few human supervisors. A monolith of unknown origin is found there. It will have a big effect on Earth.
The AI's big eyeball is the same one used in Riddick
Mackenzie 'Mack' Wilson:
I guess the space race is back on.
ARTi: Are we competing?
Mackenzie 'Mack' Wilson: Oh, yeah. Team USPC reporting for duty.
ARTi: Am I on the team?
Mackenzie 'Mack' Wilson: Uh-huh.
ARTi: We're teammates?
Mackenzie 'Mack' Wilson: Yeah.
ARTi: So, we are friends.
Mackenzie 'Mack' Wilson: No. No, you just - you had to take it a step too far, didn't ya?
About 5 minutes, the ship is approaching Mars after 80 days flight time. This means that are not travelling Faster than light (aka: "FTL"). However, they are shown communicating with Mission Control on Earth with no delay. Depending on the time of the year and each planet's orbit, there is an average delay of 14 minutes. It could be several minutes less or more, but this is the average time of delay.