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Transmissions From Colony One

John W. Richter

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In 2057, the international space exploration conglomerate MECTI (Mars Exploration, Colonization and Terraformation Initiative) sends the first two manned missions to Mars, in an attempt to not only land the crew safely on the surface, but to have thi...Show More

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Transmissions From Colony One Interview with Creator John W. Richter and Mike Chapman of

56:47 | Nov 30th, 2018

Mike Chapman of chats with Transmissions From Colony One's creator John W. Richter about all things TFCO!

First Unheard Message

00:59 | Aug 21st, 2018

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02:52 | Jul 23rd, 2018

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Season 4 Teaser - All Frequencies

00:46 | Jun 5th, 2018

Audio Teaser for Season 4 of Transmissions From Colony One

Transmissions From Colony One - GHG Teaser

01:26 | May 22nd, 2018

Teaser for the upcoming 4th season of Transmissions From Colony One.

Complete Season Three

4:50:24 | Dec 24th, 2015

Complete third season of Transmissions From Colony One.

Episode 310 - Martians

40:20 | Nov 1st, 2015

In a pronounced fractured state, the humans of Colony One struggle to find a way to build a future on Mars.

Episode 309 - Alamo

40:20 | Nov 1st, 2015

The crew of Colony One faces off against Commander Tim Conrad, with a result that may deliver the fate of the human race.

Episode 308 - Chandrasekhar

35:51 | Oct 17th, 2015

The fierce rule of Commander Tim Conrad leads the crew to the point of no return.

Episode 307 - Anzû

32:18 | Oct 4th, 2015

While Connor, Paul and Elina head out on a salvage mission to the Wasp ruins, Commander Conrad attempts to regain his crew's trust and morale.

Episode 306 - Forsaken

41:52 | Sep 20th, 2015

Coping with the loss of Orlando De Luca and Jennifer Simmons, the crew of MECTI moves ever closer to the brink of mutiny against the command of Tim Conrad.

Episode 305 - Tartarus

23:16 | Sep 6th, 2015

The MECTI crew works to rescue Jennifer Simmons and Orlando De Luca, who are stranded on a cliff in Tartarus Montes, while Commander Tim Conrad re-establishes his authority in Colony One.

Episode 304 - Contamination

26:27 | Aug 30th, 2015

Animosity towards Commander Tim Conrad continues to build as his orders and leadership complicates matters more and more for survival on Mars.

Episode 303 - Colony

28:19 | Aug 23rd, 2015

Eight months later, Colony One is nearly built, yet tension continues to grow between the crew and the colony's leader, Commander Tim Conrad.

Episode 302 - Amalgamation

24:24 | Aug 9th, 2015

Crews from MECTI-1 and MECTI-2 unite under the command of Tim Conrad and set a plan in motion for the future.

Episode 301 - MECTI-2

27:55 | Aug 1st, 2015

As MECTI-1 begins its landing sequence on Mars, the crew of MECTI-2 makes final preparations for launch.

Complete Season Two

2:17:35 | Aug 22nd, 2014

Complete second season of Transmissions From Colony One.

Complete Season One

1:26:28 | Aug 22nd, 2014

Complete first season of Transmissions From Colony One.

Episode 211 - Vitality

16:08 | Aug 15th, 2014

Sam and Neda race for the Emergency Return Vehicle to stop Fedor and Rachel, as the rest of the crew question the purpose of survival.

Episode 210 - Decimated

12:26 | Aug 8th, 2014

Morale reaches its lowest point as the remaining crew weigh whatever options for survival they have left.

Episode 209 - Aftershocks

16:18 | Jul 25th, 2014

The crew finds themselves scattered, confused and lost in the aftermath of the eruption.

Episode 208 - Extirpation

10:52 | Jul 18th, 2014

The crew of MECTI-1 fights for survival as Olympus Mons unleashes its wrath.

Episode 207 - Landslide

12:35 | Jul 11th, 2014

Revelations surface and emotions run high as Mars lies on the brink of eruption.

Episode 206 - Viscosity

12:19 | Jul 4th, 2014

Crew members will be tested as events are set in motion that will produce dire consequences.

Episode 205 - Walter

18:46 | Jun 27th, 2014

As members of MECTI-1 prepare to make a secret EVA to their Emergency Return Vehicle, crew member Walter Langston marches blindly across the Martian void in search of shelter.

Episode 204 - Crevasse

12:47 | Jun 20th, 2014

MECTI-1 tries to regroup and plan their next step following the EVA incident.

Episode 203 - Fissures

14:41 | Jun 13th, 2014

Walter, Paul and Hiroku embark on a long-distance EVA to detonate the North Pole Thermo-Nuke Array, while tensions flare between Commander Sam Flynn and his second-in-command, Andrew Wood.

Episode 202 - Diagnosis

11:44 | Jun 6th, 2014

As evacuation procedures are underway, new problems arise that complicate both the mission and the lives of the MECTI-1 crew.

Episode 201 - Lifeboat

12:20 | May 30th, 2014

Reeling from Sam's news as well as increased seismic activity on the surface of Mars, the crew of MECTI-1 finds itself with limited options.

Episode 110 - Earth

14:58 | Aug 29th, 2013

EVA-10 returns to the Wasp, as Commander Sam Flynn reveals his findings to the crew.

Episode 109 - Coincidence

08:45 | Aug 22nd, 2013

Sam further investigates the communications blackout, while EVA-10 works tirelessly to salvage the mission and themselves.

Episode 108 - Rover

08:52 | Aug 15th, 2013

EVA-10 embarks three kilometers into the Martian void to retrieve Food Capsule-1 and Rover-2.

Episode 107 - Anomaly

08:16 | Aug 8th, 2013

Members of the crew gather in the Wasp observatory to examine certain aberrations in the night sky.

Episode 106 - Questions

08:23 | Aug 1st, 2013

Crew members during the first nighttime walk on Mars encounter an odd phenomenon, while those inside discuss the future.

Episode 105 - Coordinates

08:28 | Jul 25th, 2013

EVA-2 embarks on its mission, while Sam investigates the communications blackout.

Episode 104 - Sam

08:40 | Jul 18th, 2013

A search and rescue mission is dispatched to retrieve MECTI-1′s lost commander.

Episode 103 - EVA

07:10 | Jul 11th, 2013

Sam, Paul and Beth conduct EVA-1 on the surface of Mars.

Episode 102 - Home

09:07 | Jul 4th, 2013

The MECTI-1 crew discusses their next move after landing, and EVA-1 sets out.

Episode 101 - Landing

09:39 | Jul 4th, 2013

The crew of MECTI-1 attempts the first manned landing on the surface of Mars.

Season 1 Teaser

02:00 | Jul 1st, 2013

Teaser for the upcoming first season.