Ed Stafford: Into the Unknown

Thursdays, 8:00 PM ET on Discovery UK

60 minutes

Ed Stafford is on a mission to investigate the planet’s newest mysteries. With photographs of Earth - taken by spy satellites and the International Space Station - showing strange and unexplained markings in some of the most remote and inaccessible places on the planet, Ed sets out to find the target, and solve the riddle. From investigating gigantic white lines popping up on satellite images in remote West Papua, to a strange pattern of circular dots in the middle of the Danakil Desert, each astonishing image captures something hard to classify, previously unseen or anomalous. Ed will call on all of his expertise in extreme terrains and climates to uncover the truth.

Thursdays, 8:00 PM ET on Discovery UK

60 minutes

Ed Stafford is on a mission to investigate the planet’s newest mysteries. With photographs of Earth - taken by spy satellites and the International Space Station - showing strange and unexplained markings in some of the most remote and inaccessible places on the planet, Ed sets out to find the target, and solve the riddle. From investigating gigantic white lines popping up on satellite images in remote West Papua, to a strange pattern of circular dots in the middle of the Danakil Desert, each astonishing image captures something hard to classify, previously unseen or anomalous. Ed will call on all of his expertise in extreme terrains and climates to uncover the truth.

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Ed’s journey is inspired by an intriguing satellite image of some giant germ-like shapes, measuring up to 30 metres long, located in one of the most remote areas of western Zambia.

To reach his target, Ed must cross the mighty Zambezi River and flood plain. His quest leads him to ask for help from the royal family of Barotseland, and he has a terrifying encounter with the local wildlife.

As he nears the target, Ed is forced to travel with an armed guard, who becomes a valued companion. And, in order to complete his mission, Ed must first win the trust of local villagers who live cheek-by-jowl with some of the most dangerous wildlife in Africa.

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s1e5 Zambia
September 24, 2015
Ed’s journey is inspired by an intriguing satellite image of some giant germ-like shapes, measuring up to 30 metres long, located in one of the most remote areas of western Zambia. To reach his target, Ed must cross the mighty Zambezi River and flood plain. His quest leads him to ask for help from the royal family of Barotseland, and he has a terrifying encounter with the local wildlife. As he nears the target, Ed is forced to travel with an armed guard, who becomes a valued companion. And, in order to complete his mission, Ed must first win the trust of local villagers who live cheek-by-jowl with some of the most dangerous wildlife in Africa.
Season Finale
Ed is back in his preferred terrain – the jungle of the Amazon - with his target a mysterious azure blue pool of water, deep in the remote Mato Grosso state in Brazil. Spotted on satellite imagery, the pool has no apparent way in and is protected by thick pristine jungle.

Ed’s expedition meets resistance from indigenous people who want to protect their land from outside interference and, in a dramatic twist, Ed is forced to consider a radical change of plan which pits him against a jungle environment that is far harder to negotiate than any he has encountered before.

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s1e4 Brazil
September 17, 2015
Ed is back in his preferred terrain – the jungle of the Amazon - with his target a mysterious azure blue pool of water, deep in the remote Mato Grosso state in Brazil. Spotted on satellite imagery, the pool has no apparent way in and is protected by thick pristine jungle. Ed’s expedition meets resistance from indigenous people who want to protect their land from outside interference and, in a dramatic twist, Ed is forced to consider a radical change of plan which pits him against a jungle environment that is far harder to negotiate than any he has encountered before.
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s1e1 West Papua
August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015
West Papua
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s1e2 Siberia
September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015
Siberia
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s1e3 Ethiopia
September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015
Ethiopia
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s1e4 Brazil
September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015
Brazil
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s1e5 Zambia
September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015
Zambia
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