“We didn’t know that before, did we?” asks Stone. “We’ll start with five power on the inside. Stick to established procedure.”
“Establishment gonna fall down and go boom,” replies Leavitt.
“Switch to manual, Ruth,” says Stone. “The interior’s too irregular to probe on automatic.” Leavitt punches several buttons, and the camera begins to circle the interior of Scoop VII.
“More light, huh?” asks Stone. Leavitt moves a spotlight over the satellite.
In the patient examination room, the two subjects are rotated into position for Hall to begin their physicals.