The satellite ship Alphabay will make one more orbit of Aurora before moving on.
Sadly they received the distress signal from Moonbase Isis too late to discover what peril had befallen the science team.
By the time they arrived no sign of life could be detected – in fact the shuttle rescue squad could not find any evidence that the base had ever been inhabited! The complex of buildings were completely empty – it was as though the 50 souls and their belongings had vanished into thin air.
Strange things do happen in space – but this must count amongst the most mysterious! Not wishing to linger any longer than they had to, they documented their findings, or rather lack of them, and hurried back to the mothership without delay!