Syfy has ordered an event series set in 1963 that focuses on a secret space mission. EW.com’s Inside TV reports that the cable channel ordered the six-hour series “Ascension."
The series is about a mission to send hundreds of women, men and children on a 100-year-long space voyage to colonize a new world.
“Passengers aboard the spaceship begin to question the true nature of their mission after the mysterious murder of a young woman takes place nearly 50 years into their voyage, as they being to approach the point of no return,” the story notes.
“Ascension” will debut in November and air through December.