‘For All Mankind’ season 3 takes a drastic turn after the failure of the Helios-Roscosmos joint mission. In the eighth episode, labelled ‘The Sands of Ares,’ the drilling tries cause a sandstorm and also a landslide that threaten the lives of a number of astronauts as well as cosmonauts. After the survivors regroup, NASA launches a search and rescue mission to find and also conserve the missing out on astronauts.
Ed Baldwin as well as Danny Stevens hold on to their lives and also fight for survival in tough conditions. If you are wondering whether the duo is minimized and makes it through the plight, below is everything you need to know about the ending of ‘For All Mankind’ season 3 episode 8! SPOILERS AHEAD!
For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 8 Recap
The eighth episode, labelled ‘The Sands of Ares,’ opens in the results of the landslide on Mars that wards off people’ exploration attempts on the Red Planet. While a number of Helios roscosmos and astronauts cosmonauts perish in the landslide, some live and make it back to the Soujourney-1 base in Happy Valley. The NASA astronauts are informed of the heartbreaking turn of events as well as prepare to perform a search and also rescue procedure. However, they battle to get a confirmation on the status of Ed Baldwin and Danny Stevens.
Helios informs NASA that their omnidirectional antenna is broken, making it difficult to track down the location of the survivors. At Helios Mission Control, Karen leaves the team with instructions to work with NASA on rescuing the missing astronauts. She then goes to Amber and Jimmy Stevens and tells them the news of Ed and Danny’s missing status.
Ed and Danny are trapped inside a debris field as their Habitat rover is buried under 20 meters of rubble. The duo locates the distress signal from the Habitat rover, confirming that Ed and Danny are alive.
Danny restores Ed’s injuries, and the two review their survival chances. They deduce that they only have six hours of breathable air. On Earth, Helios, Roscosmos, as well as NASA interact to find a way to explore the particles area as well as conserve the stuck astronauts. Dev Ayesa creates a strategy to use the offered resources and pierce from all-time low of the particles field to free the Habitat rover. Nevertheless, the plan is risky, as well as Mission Control need to make precise estimations for it to succeed.
For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 8 Ending: Do Ed and Danny Survive?
While Danny tends to Ed’s physical wounds, the difficult circumstances uncover some emotional wounds that Danny has been hiding behind his angsty facade. While waiting for the other astronauts to rescue them, Danny states that when he and Ed’s son, Shane, were teens, they would often get into trouble.
Danny reveals that it was he who dragged Shane into trouble. Therefore, Danny considers himself in charge of Shane’s death. Because of these feelings, Danny struggles to face Ed leading to a difficult relationship between them. Nonetheless, Ed forgives Danny and also motivates him to survive the mental pressure of the difficult conditions. The emotional discussion in between both men highlights the seriousness of Danny and also Ed’s circumstance.
Inevitably, assistance does show up, as well as a surge rocks the Habitat vagabond. According to Dev’s strategy, the astronauts have to blow up the particles with nitroglycerins before rescuing Ed as well as Danny. The odds of the rescue mission succeeding are bleak. Therefore, the arrival of help guarantees Ed and also Danny’s survival. Viewers get a verification of their destiny in the episode’s final minutes. Karen obtains a telephone call that educates her of Ed and Danny’s security. While the duo makes it through, Alexei does not. He passes away because of overexposure, and also the blood transfusion is useless. The episode closes with Ed gaming consoling a grieving Kelly as mankind’s future on Mars looks stark.