A distortion in time produces two separate moons, with two separate Alphas from different eras.
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When Koenig and Carter discover the crashed Eagle and their deceased duplicates inside, we see Carter was piloting the Eagle and Koenig was the copilot. In the normal time line, Koenig always pilots the Eagle (right seat), and Carter is the copilot (left seat.) See more
It is impossible to have two bodies (spacecraft, Moons, whatever) in the same orbit and one going faster. If one Moon was, it would have to be in a different orbit, most likely in lower orbit. See more
Cmdr. John Koenig
Intense gravitational forces, sir.