You just can’t get enough of some shows, can you? Some get canceled while others take quite some time to return with their next season. This leaves us craving for a show that we were engrossed in, a show for which we sacrificed our sleep and had to resist hitting the “Skip Credits” or “Next Episode” option. We can’t stop thinking about its plot, mystery, drama, characters, etc.
Netflix’s The Silent Sea is one such show that makes us want more. It sees a crew of space explorers on a covert 24-hour mission to the lunar base – Balhae station amidst a major water scarcity on Earth. If you’ve enjoyed watching ‘The Silent Sea’ and are looking for more shows like it, fret not! You’re at the right place!
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We’ve compiled a list of fifteen shows that may take you on a similar journey as Netflix’s ‘The Silent Sea’, find them below –
In 1963 the American government begins a covert mission in ‘Ascension’. It is sending hundreds of people on a century-long journey aboard the starship ‘Ascension’ with a goal to populate a new world. Nearly fifty years into the trip, a young woman is murdered. This happens as Ascension approaches a point at which turning back is not possible, the point of no return.
The murder prompts some to question the project and this crime is investigated by 1st Officer Oren Gault. Gault is born to maintenance workers on the spacecraft. Emily Vanderhaus is the victim’s sister. Other travelers aboard the ‘Ascension’ include Capt. William Denninger and wife Viondra in this show which has one season.
Find ‘Ascension’ on LIONSATEPLAY on Amazon Prime Video: HERE
Find ‘Ascension’ on Apple TV: HERE
Starring Lucifer’s Tricia Helfer, The Mandalorian and Another Life’s Katee Sackhoff, Hawaii Five-0’ s Grace Park, Edward James Olmos, the Academy, Emmy, and Golden Globe nominee Mary Eileen McDonnell, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ sees a group of humans aboard a battleship. It is called ‘Battlestar Galactica’. The humans are forced to abandon their planet after being attacked by Cylons and then they try to evade these Cylons. They do this while searching for their true home, Earth.
Find ‘Battlestar Galactica’ on Amazon Prime Video: HERE
Find ‘Battlestar Galactica’ on Peacock: HERE
‘Dark Matter’ follows crew members working on a derelict spaceship. They awake from stasis with no memory of who they are or how they got onto the vessel and the only clues to their identities are weaponry and a destination. The group’s destination being a remote mining colony soon to become a war zone.
In this series, the group must band together to fight off the threats they face. Their voyage is filled with vengeance, betrayal and secrets. All these things that make survival a question mark for all on board the ship and in the wake of a betrayal like that, the crew is split up. Some in the series are imprisoned. On the other hand, the others are sent away to start a new life in this sci-fi series based on the graphic novel of the same name.
Find ‘Dark Matter’ on Amazon Prime Video: HERE
Find ‘Dark Matter’ on Netflix: HERE
‘Firefly’ is set five hundred years in the future. It is a world after a universal civil war wherein the crew of a small transport spaceship takes any job so long as it puts food on the table.
Starring Deadpool’s Morena Baccarin, Stargate Atlantis’ Jewel Staite, Adam Baldwin, Encanto’s Alan Tudyk, Castle’s Nathan Fillion, Suit’s Gina Torres, Summer Glau, Sean Maher, the disparate men and women just want to survive and maybe have better lives.
However, the group constantly faces challenges on the new frontier. This includes the Reavers. They are flesh-eating mongrels who live on the fringes of the universe. Things also get a bit more complicated for them after they take on a passenger. This passenger is wanted by the new totalitarian Alliance regime.
Find ‘Firefly’ on Amazon Prime Video: HERE
Find ‘Firefly’ on Hulu: HERE
Foundation is based on the award-winning novels by Isaac Asimov. This Apple+ series follows a band of exiles on their monumental journey. On this journey, they save humanity as well as rebuild civilization amidst the fall of the Galactic Empire.
The ten-episode series is a complex saga of humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy. All these humans live under the rule of the Galactic Empire. ‘Foundation’ premiered on 24th September 2021 wherein Dr. Hari Seldon and his loyal followers attempt to preserve their culture. All this happens as the galaxy collapses around them.
Find ‘Foundation’ on Apple TV+: HERE
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For All Mankind
‘For All Mankind’ is an Apple TV+ series that explores the possibilities that might exist if the global space race had continued. It explores where humanity would be now if that were to still happen. Starring The Invisible Man’s Michael Dorman, Altered Carbon’s Joel Kinnaman, and Outcast’s Wrenn Schmidt, in this show – the thrilling “what if” “take on history from Ronald Dr. Moore (Outlander, Battlestar Galactica) spotlights the high-stake lives of NASA astronauts and their families.”
Find ‘For All Mankind’ on Apple TV+: HERE
Lost in Space
Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ is set thirty years in the future. In this series, the Robinson clan “has been chosen to start a new life in a space colony.” However, on the way to what they believe will be a better world, all of a sudden their ship is thrown off course.
They are thrown into a dangerous alien environment and now light-years from their original destination, they must forge new alliances. The Robinson family must work together with their alliances to survive and be on the lookout for danger, as well, because they are facing challenging times.
Find ‘Lost in Space’ on Netflix: HERE
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National Geographic’s ‘Mars’ sees six men and women travel to Mars. They go there to colonize the planet in 2033 and the scientists and people behind the real-life mission show how they are to achieve this feat, in ‘Mars’ starring Jihae, Ben Cotton, Narcos’ Alberto Ammann, John Light, Clémentine Poidatz, Sammi Rotibi and more!
Find ‘Mars’ on YouTube TV: HERE
Find ‘Mars’ on Disney+: HERE
Memories of the Alhambra
‘Memories of the Alhambra’ follows an investment firm executive who searches for the cryptic creator of an innovative augmented reality game. While doing so he meets a woman who runs a hostel in Spain. This thriller stars Hyun-bin, Park Shin-hye, Park Hoon and more!
Find ‘Memories of the Alhambra’ on Netflix: HERE
Starring Harry Potter’s Tom Felton, Game of Thrones’ Natalia Tena, Brave New World’s Sen Mitsuji, Siobhán Cullen, Nora Arnezeder, Madalyn Horcher, Fraser James and more, ‘Origin’ follows a group of ambitious people who decide to take the opportunity to start from scratch on a new planet.
Find ‘Origin’ on YouTube Premium: HERE (The first two episodes are available to watch without a Premium subscription)
‘Planetes’ is set in the year 2075. It is set in the future wherein mankind has reached a point where journeying between Earth, the moon and the space stations is a part of daily life but “the progression of technology in space has also resulted in the problem of the space debris,” reads IMDb’s summary. This can cause excessive and even catastrophic damage to spacecraft and equipment. ‘Planetes’ is the “story of Technora’s Debris Collecting section, its EVA worker, Hachirota “Hachimaki” Hoshino, and the newcomer to the group, Ai Tanabe,” as per IMDb.
‘Signal’ centers around a cold-case profiler (from the present) in 2015 and a detective in 1989 (from the past) who work together to solve a series of related murders. These murders span across three decades and the detective uses a special walkie-talkie to communicate with each other in order to solve a long-time unsolved case. ‘Signal’ stars Lee Je-hoon, Kim Hye-Su, Cho Jin-Woong, and more!
Find ‘Signal’ on Netflix: HERE
Based on the theatrical film ‘Stargate’, ‘Stargate SG-1’ follows a team of explorers made up of soldiers and scientists traveling through a Stargate. It is an ancient portal to other planets and they use this Stargate to explore new worlds. This also includes forging ties with friendly civilizations and protecting Earth from hostile forces. ‘Stargate SG-1’ stars Amanda Tapping, Michael Shanks, Christopher Judge, Richard Dean Anderson, Ben Browder and more.
Find ‘Stargate SG-1’ on Netflix: HERE
Sisyphus: The Myth
Starring Cho Seung-woo, Park Shin-hye, Kim Byong-chul, ‘Sisyphus: The Myth’ follows an unfathomable event. This introduces an engineer to dangerous secrets as well as to a woman from the future. The woman who has come looking for him.
Find ‘Sisyphus: The Myth’ on Netflix: HERE
‘The Expanse’ is set hundreds of years in the future. A future in which things are different from what humanity is used to. This is after humans have colonized the solar system and Mars has become an independent military power and the rising tensions between Earth and Mars have put them on the brink of war.
In ‘The Expanse’, ”a hardened detective and a rogue ship’s captain come together to investigate the case of a missing young woman against this backdrop with the investigation leading them on a race across the solar system,” as per the Rotten Tomatoes website. This could expose the greatest conspiracy in human history!
Find ‘The Expanse’ on Amazon Prime Video: HERE
Find ‘The Expanse’ on SYFY: HERE