The new space race has begun. Search for Second Earth brings to life in breathtaking CGI the epic journey of an autonomous spacecraft to a planet beyond our Solar System, in search of alien life. In this four part series, which premieres on ABC Tuesday August 14 at 9.30pm, we meed the greatest minds of today in the fields of space exploration, planetary science and astrobiology as they confront the challenges that this future interstellar mission presents, driven by a need to solve the oldest human mystery: are we alone?

Join NASA planetary explorers Gentry Lee and Steve Squyres, and exoplanet hunters Sara Seager, François Forget and Natalie Batalha on their quest to fin life beyond Earth.

Tuesdays 9.30pm on ABC and iview – over four weeks from August 14, 2018.