Heat from an approaching comet nearly spells doom for Maureen and John who are stuck outside the ship after a rescue and repair operation. Afterwards, Will and Dr. Smith make a first-contact encounter with aliens when a gigantic and seemingly derelict spaceship pulls the Jupiter 2 inside itself. Written by
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Umbra is the darkest part of a shadow. See more
When Maureen Robinson is trying to get John back to the ship, she is pulling on the tether hand over hand with no apparent effort. While it is true that objects in free fall in space have no weight, they still have their full mass, and require just as much energy to move as they do in a gravity environment. Maureen would have had to pull with some effort while brace herself so as not to have John's momentum pull her away from the ship. See more
Even as we watch, the spaceship Jupiter II is drawn deeper and deeper into the gravitational pull of the unknown planet. Whether it's alien environment will be friendly or hostile, whether this will be the beginning of a new adventure for the Robinson family or the end of everything, only time will tell...