Justin Wilkes, President of Media & Entertainment for RadicalMedia and Executive Producer of the National Geographic Channel's MARS 6-part series, joined Kilmeade and Friends today to talk about his incredible new series. Executive Produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, MARS showcases the dramatic setbacks and successes of the modern scientific space revolution,while envisioning humankind's first harrowing attempt to colonize the distant planet. MARS tells the inspiring story from the vantage point of a fictitious crewed mission to Mars in 2033 aboard the spacecraft Daedalus.
In the interview below, Wilkes and Brian Kilmeade discuss topics like public and private sectors working together to get to Mars (NASA & Elon Musk), working with Russia in space but not on Earth, the impact being in space has on your body, and the possibility of getting to Mars in our lifetime. Watch the full interview below and be sure to check out Episode 2 of MARS: 'Grounded' on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 9/8c on the National Geographic Channel.