Anamaria Marinca previously played an astronaut traveling to a planet for the first time in Europa Report (2013), wherein a journey to Europa, the moon that orbits Jupiter, is depicted.
Elon Musk's image is shown during the introduction. Elon publicly stated his goal of getting a person to Mars.
Is available to watch streaming on Hulu, a week before the cable-TV broadcast on NatGeo channel. Hulu has a "Before Mars" episode which starts the story to the tv series "Mars". The series is available on NatGeo channel and Netflix.