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Season 1 2014

  • 2014-12-16T02:00:00Z on Syfy
  • 120 mins
  • 3 hours, 51 mins (3 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction

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.


3 episodes

1x01 Chapter One

  • Series Premiere

    2014-12-16T02:00:00Z — 66 mins

The passengers of a starship on a century-long voyage to populate a new world begin to question the true nature of their covert mission when 50 years into their journey, which began in 1963, a young woman turns up dead of suspicious circumstances.

1x02 Chapter Two

  • 2014-12-17T02:00:00Z — 79 mins

Aaron investigates an explosion on Ascension, while Captain Denninger covers up its true cause. Elsewhere, Viondra suspects there is a traitor within her ranks of stewardesses after Councilman Rose becomes privy to inside information; something mysterious seems to be happening to young Christa Valis; and James Toback attempts to impress Nora by making a deal to get into Officers Training School.

1x03 Chapter Three

  • 2014-12-18T02:00:00Z — 86 mins

The Ascension passengers are in for many surprises when the selection of families eligible for birthing rights is announced; the Denningers work together to secure their power and upset Councilman Rose; and Viondra seizes an opportunity to assert her dominance when a mysterious power surge knocks out systems on the ship.