The BEST Episodes of Away

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 4, 2021

Network: Netflix

Commander Emma Green leaves behind her husband and daughter to lead an international crew of astronauts on a perilous three-year mission to Mars.


#1 - Home

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

With only hours to go before Atlas' planned touchdown on Mars, Emma is confronted with everything that could go wrong, while Lu receives new orders.

star 7.96
448 votes
Directors: Jet Wilkinson
Writers: Andrew Hinderaker
Vital Signs

#2 - Vital Signs

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

A problem with Atlas' supply ship jeopardizes the mission and sparks questions about Emma's commitment to landing on Mars.

star 7.45
419 votes
Writers: Chris Jones

#3 - Spektr

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

Emotions run high as rapidly dwindling water rations on the Atlas leave the crew and Mission Control scrambling to find a fix before time runs out.

star 7.43
428 votes
Writers: Jessica Goldberg
A Little Faith

#4 - A Little Faith

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

Tempers flare on the Atlas over a water-system glitch and an act of betrayal. As Matt works on the ship's issue, he accidentally meets Lex's new friend.

star 7.29
435 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Janine Nabers

#5 - Go

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

As the mission launches, Emma finds her mettle as commander tested by an onboard accident, a divided crew and a family emergency back on Earth.

star 7.27
636 votes
Directors: Edward Zwick
Writers: Andrew Hinderaker
Space Dogs

#6 - Space Dogs

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

As Christmas approaches, the crew prepares to make their final calls home before communication grows spotty. Matt and Lex adjust to their new normal.

star 7.27
460 votes
Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writers: Jason Katims
Goodnight Mars

#7 - Goodnight Mars

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

Emma's behavior becomes a cause for concern, Kwesi and Lu team up on a plant mystery, and Lex makes an impulsive decision with far-reaching consequences.

star 7.25
440 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Aditi Brennan Kapil
Negative Return

#8 - Negative Return

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

When a ship malfunction threatens the voyage before it's barely begun, Emma works with a wary Misha on a high-risk repair operation.

star 7.23
542 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Jessica Goldberg
Half the Sky

#9 - Half the Sky

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

A staff change at Mission Control upsets the usually unflappable Lu, and the fallout undermines Emma's command. Matt encourages Lex to return to school.

star 7.10
501 votes
Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Writers: Andrew Hinderaker
Excellent Chariots

#10 - Excellent Chariots

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 4, 2020

Emma puts herself in harm's way when Ram unwittingly endangers the lives of everyone on the Atlas. Matt must make a wrenching decision about his future.

star 7.09
477 votes
Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writers: Ellen Fairey