A space crew preparing for the first human flight to Mars is faced with a life-altering decision...and its consequences.
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The Mission Specialist, stated the caloric requirements are calculated precisely for each crew member, and any additional personnel or increased caloric requirements would lead to starvation. The episode is reminiscent of The Twilight Zone: The Cold Equations
(1989), where a stowaway threw the fuel calculations out of balance by her very presence, and as a result the spaceship would fall short of its target, with respect to the delivery of vital supplies to a remote outpost. See more
The first "Duration to Arrival" message says that they have 230 days and 18 hours. That is 63.21% of a year, or just over 7 and a half months. After another update, they are at 188 days and 2 hours. The progress map behind Jerry shows where the Earth was whey they launched and where the Earth will be when they arrive. It is nowhere near 63% of its orbit. See more
Five voyagers setting sail to a mysterious red light 35,000 miles across an empty sea, soaring in the greatest invention every created by the human spirit to escape a catastrophe made possible in the most destructive regions of the human mind. Individual madness or shared nightmare? The answer lies in their search for safe harbor here in the Twilight Zone.
Features The Munsters
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