Monday, April 05, 2021

"Sol 87": an astronaut alone with a robot finds a sentient being

PIA23304-Mars-ImpactCrater-Sep2016-Feb2019

 

“Sol 87”, directed by Justin Kruse (Empty Can Films, 11 min), presents James MacDonald as a solo astronaut exploring Mars, especially caves, with the help of a robot REX,

The Rex finds something, enclosed in a box, that may well be alive, looking like a squishy monster with tentacles. Someone else had placed it there. But how has it survived in a cave in a lantern?

Wikipedia embed:  NASA picture of impact crater, click for attribution 

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