"The Expanse" will return in 2018 for a 13-episode, third season on Syfy.

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Season 2 of the futuristic, space drama currently airs on Wednesday nights.

The TV show stars Steven Strait, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham and Frankie Adams.

"'The Expanse' is a gorgeous, thrilling, emotional series that has quite simply raised the bar for science-fiction on television," Chris McCumber, president of entertainment networks for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, said in a statement Friday.

"We, along with the fans, are looking forward to continuing the journey with our partners at Alcon Television Group and the series' brilliant cast and crew."