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After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Brandon Ray Olive ... Commander Roger Nelson
K. Danor Gerald ... Becker
Whitney Palmer ... Abigail Nelson
Matthew Mercer ... A.I. Ferdinand (voice)
Nicola Posener ... A.I. Neil (voice)
D.L. Walker ... Secretary Stewart
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Demetrius Daniels ... John
Jim Horning ... Navigation Engineer (voice)
Davey Morrison ... Matthew
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After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources.

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The universe knew we were coming.


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5 July 2017 (Philippines) See more »

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The Comander's name is a conflation of the names Anthony Nelson and and Roger Healy, two characters in the TV series "I Dream of Jeanne" See more »

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During Nelson's briefing with Ferdinand about Titan, the sea on his screen referred to as the Punga Mare is actually the Ligeia Mare. This is likely because clear images of the Punga Mare are not available. See more »

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"No extraterrestrial organisms were harmed during the filming of this motion picture." See more »

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Written by Brain Mantia (as Bryan Kei Mantia), Melissa Reese, John Henry Lucasey, John David Buckner, Caleb James Loveless, Jordan Clarke (as Jordan Darrel Clark), Travis Van Hoff (as Travis William Van Hoff), Steele Saldutti (as Steele Riley Saldutti)
Produced by Brain Mantia (as Brian Mantia), Melissa Reese
Performed by VanLadyLove
Courtesy of Cinch Records
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Frankly, I enjoyed it
28 January 2018 | by shelsieSee all my reviews

I am an actor and this is actually my first review on ImdB. I chose to write this review to encourage movies like this to continue to be produced. It was a great effort on a shoestring (~$80K) budget, and a great sci fi plot similar to Mission to Mars (one of my top 10) mixed with Contact and 2001. It held my attention and was entertaining.

Yes, there were some unanswered questions in the storyline, there were one or two plot holes, and the ending was perhaps setting itself up for a sequel, but that would be okay in my book. I found it interesting, well acted overall, and worth the time spent. Also, the cinematography was spectacular!


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