Three astronauts, in an attempt to knock an asteroid out of its collision course with earth, are transported to a dead alien world, uncover an ancient alien machine. The machine transports them to an extinct planet, where strange and mysterious aliens guide them in their search to find a way home, and perhaps save other aliens trapped in an alternate dimension. Written by
A deep space adventure
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Explosives armed. Houston gives us the go-ahead. Say when, boss.
Now let's see, is it the big green triangle, or the little red circle?
Shut up and push, Ken.
When the credits are finished, the lobster creature rams the LucasArts logo, which squeals like R2-D2 from the Star Wars movies. See more
Written by Michael Land
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