General Information

Glossary: A
First Air Date: December 15th, 2014
Last Air Date: December 17th, 2014
Created By: Philip Levens, Adrian Cruz
Star Casts: Tricia Helfer, Andrea Roth, Brian Van Holt, Brandon P. Bell, Gil Bellows, Jacqueline Byers, Tiffany Lonsdale, P.J. Boudousqué, Brad Carter, John Ralston, Sebastian Pigott
Aired On: Syfy
Episode Runtime: 120 minutes
Total Seasons: 1 Season
Total Episodes: 3 Episodes
Type: Miniseries
Status: Ended
Homepage: Syfy - Ascension

Last Updated: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:31:18 +0000

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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.

Seasons and Episodes

Specials (1 Episode)

1: What is Ascension? - Aired: 2014-12-05

The cast and crew of ASCENSION - Brian Van Holt, Gil Bellows, Tricia Helfer, Brad Carter, Brandon P Bell, Ryan Robbins, and David Brin - go behind the scenes of Ascension.

Season 1 (3 Episodes)

1: Chapter One - Aired: 2014-12-15

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.

2: Chapter Two - Aired: 2014-12-16

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.

3: Chapter Three - Aired: 2014-12-17

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.