When the first manned space flight to Mars is launched, a series of unexpected and shattering events unfold. With the intent to start "terra-forming " on Mars, and return to Earth in two years for new astronauts to replace them, the crew of the spaceship faces our galaxy?s greatest challenge. As they fly toward Mars, a nuclear war breaks out on Earth that is so cataclysmic the crew cannot return. What surprises await them on Mars? How will they survive and ensure that humankind is saved from extinction? Follow the riveting story of a space journey like no other in Reach for Mars.