The first piece of audio from the artifact is of a space-debris management (SDM) officer. Unfortunately, wherever man goes his waste will follow. Rouge waste in space pose a significant threat to some colonies. SDM varies in quality from star system to star system, some are manned opperations and others are fully automated.
Another day, another credit.
Never got used to the smell of space... burnt-blood. Metallic.
Lazy rotation around XO5b. Nothing quite like gas giants.
Spherical kaleidoscopes among an infinite landscape. Black. Acrylic.
Were we meant for all this? Metal, right-angles, artificial lights... a sun, a spec in a night sky. Less natural, more numeric.
Credits. Stacking up for that new sleeve.
Immortality, what a blessing for some but to most horrific.