Farthest Reaches

Orion 12 sped towards the outer solar system following the lines of magnetic force emanating from the sun. It’s ionized hull propelled it at incredible speeds, surfing across the void towards its ultimate goal: Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The craft carried a precious cargo, a probe that would drop to the surface, tunnel below down to the warm interior of the moon and then hatch, metal starfish unfolding from the hull of the probe to clear out a small cavity in the rock. The robotic workers will gradually hollow out a network of small tunnels that will eventually support life. Human life.

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