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Most of the specific dates only appear in the film version, but a few additional dates including characters ages can be interpreted from the novel version from films dates.

Film timeline

  • 1986 - Todd Carmack was born.
  • 2026 - Archaeologists working in the Nevada desert at Papoose Lake discover the Ark portal to a ancient city on Mars.[1] Grimm's parents were among the first scientists to travel to Olduvai on Mars.
  • 2027 - The Kid is born.
  • 2036 - Last time John Reaper saw his sister, before she travelled to study on Mars.
  • 2046 - Research has gleaned no results. Film/Novel begins.


  1. Appears to roughly correspond with the 2025 date for the Joint Mars Expeditions.
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