But you killed the crew from explosive decompression, twice, in the first four episodes. Also, your economics are skewed from reality in several places - by about three orders of magnitude. Try harder next season, SyFy.
I haven't read the books, and the story moves at a fair clip, but if you have a passing familiarity with hard SF you'll have no trouble picking the threads up. (One useful tip is that there are a few scenes where you won't understand what's being said, and aren't meant to - it's a made-up language. Don't worry about it.)
It's nice to see a science fiction series where the most outre element* is a fusion reactor.
If you're looking for classic but not necessarily hard SF, SyFy also recently did this:
Reviews are, shall we say, mixed. I'm not sure why they picked that particular story to adapt; it would have to be one of the hardest works of science fiction to bring intact to television.
And why call it the "Season 1 Trailer"? Spoiler alert for a sixty-year-old book: There ain't gonna be a Season 2.