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AWAY is a new space series on and it features some big names. Who is in the cast of Away on ?

PUBLISHED: 07:24, Fri, Sep 4, 2020 | UPDATED: 07:25, Fri, Sep 4, 2020

Away is a highly anticipated series on  and it follows a NASA team on a trip to Mars. The emotional series documents the moment the crew leaves Earth, and at times they are left with only themselves for support. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about who is in the cast of Away.

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Who is in the cast of Away on ? Emma Green - Hilary Swank

Emma Green is in charge of the Mars mission and she is tasked with keeping her crew safe along the way.

She has a daughter called Lexi and a husband called Matt whom she is forced to leave behind.

Throughout the entire trip, she is torn between her job and her family, as they need her more than they realise.

Emma Green is played by award-winning actress Hilary Swank, who is known for her roles in The Karate Kid franchise and Boys Don't Cry.

Speaking about why she was perfect for the role, showrunner Jessica Goldberg said: "Characters who were fearless, yet still vulnerable. We needed that dichotomy for Emma.

"It also takes incredible discipline both mentally and physically to be an astronaut. Hilary has an internal strength and integrity that shines through in her acting."

Matt Logan - Josh Charles

Matt Logan is the husband of Emma and the couple met through work, with Matt being an incredibly talented NASA engineer.

He is left to deal with family life and raising his teenage daughter alone, and he also faces his own personal struggles.

Matt finds it difficult having to deal with the mission from home, knowing his wife is worlds away.

His character is played by Josh Charles, a 48-year-old American actor who is known for his roles in Sports Night and The Good Wife.

He is married to author Sophie Flack and they have a son together called Rocco.

The actor is on Instagram and he shared a teaser for the series, and his fans offered plenty of support.

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Away: The cast of Away on NetflixAway: Hilary Swank stars in the series along with Josh Charles and Vivian Wu (Image: )

Away cast: Ram AryaAway cast: Ray Panthaki as Ram (Image: )

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Dr. Kwesi Weisberg-Abban - Ato Essandoh

Kwesi was born in Ghana but was raised in Britain and he is a man of deep faith.

He is a world-renowned botanist who hopes to grow life on Mars for the first time.

He does not have much experience when it comes to space travel, and his reliance on his crew for support is a testing time for him.

Kwesi is played by Ato Essandoh, a 48-year-old American actor know is known for his roles in Altered Carbon, Tales from the Loop and Jason Bourne.

He is on Instagram and he shared the trailer for the series, saying: "I absolutely loved being a part of creating this story with these magnificently talented humans. Collaborating with you all has been a dream."

Misha Popov - Mark Ivanir

Misha Popov is a Russian cosmonaut and engineer who joins Emma and her crew on their Mars mission.

He is one of the most experienced spacewalkers on the team and he is quick to let his colleagues know of his experience.

However, he secretly struggles with his own personal sacrifices he made to earn him a place on the team.

Misha is played by Mark Ivanir, an Israeli-Ukrainian actor who is known for his roles in The New Pope and Schindler's List.

He is also a voice actor for plenty of video games, including the famous Call of Duty.

Away cast: KwesiAway cast: Ato Essandoh as Kwesi (Image: )

Away cast: Misha and EmmaAway Cast: Mark Ivanir and Hilary Swank (Image: )

Ram Arya - Ray Panthaki

Ram Arya is an Air Force pilot from India and he acts as Emma's second in command.

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