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Defying Gravity is a multi-nationally produced space travel television science fiction drama series which first aired on August 2, 2009 on ABC and CTV and was canceled in the autumn of 2009. Set in the year 2052, the series follows eight astronauts from four countries on a six-year space mission through the Solar System, during which they are monitored from Earth via a real-time communication system. The series was pitched to networks as "Grey's Anatomy in space". Thirteen episodes of the series were produced before it was cancelled, only eight of which were shown on ABC, though the full run was shown in other countries or online.

  1. James D. Parriott

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Laura Harris

    Laura Harris

    Zoe Barnes

    13 Episodes

  2. Ron Livingston

    Ron Livingston

    13 Episodes

  3. Christina Cox

    Christina Cox

    13 Episodes

  4. Peter Howitt

    Peter Howitt

    13 Episodes

  5. Malik Yoba

    Malik Yoba

    13 Episodes

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Defying Gravity

Season 1

2009 | 13 Episodes

Defying Gravity is a sexy, provocative thriller set in the very near future against the backdrop of our solar system, in which the eight astronauts from five countries undertake a mysterious six-year international space mission on the spaceship Antares. They can't run from karma, however, as their past actions reveal intimate and interconnected relationships that have a strange effect on the present. As the astronauts travel towards Venus, we travel into their past with flashbacks to earlier years from the grueling selection and training process. What could have happened? Maybe there is something to this fate thing after all.

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Status Canceled

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m

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