Survey Vessel Stargazer

Survey Vessel Stargazer

Stargazer is a crashed Diamondback Explorer Survey Vessel on HIP 16378 3 b at 37.0654, -147.8092.

Around the settlement there are four Settlement Comms Log Uplink points, scanning them gives background to the reason for its abandonment:

Behind the crash site there are two Data Points which may be scanned for Engineer Data and logs. In addition to the text, each log is accompanied by an audio recording:

…MESSAGE FRAGMENT 1/2 DETECTED…
…Joci…under attack…not responding to hails…distress call was a trap…damn it…I can’ t…fell for it…guys are some military out…someone doesn’t want the…found…message…it’s in HIP 17694…

…MESSAGE FRAGMENT 2/2 DETECTED…
…know if I’m getting through…comms are being jammed…claim is on Planet B 7 f…trying to lose them…get closer to the planet surface, I might be able…

The logs give the location of an Unknown Structure on HIP 17694 B 7 f at 17.9523, -96.7690.

Herald

The report of the missing person leading to the HIP 16378 system was found in the Maia herald:

The Maia Herald
26 Jun 3303

Missing Person Report

Security forces in Maia and the surrounding systems are seeking the location of a Luca Rekivek after his wife Joci Rekivek report him missing.

Rekivek is an explorer and prospector who has been working in the Pleiades region for several months.

According to his wife, he had made a significant discovery at an unknown location and was on his way to Obsidian Orbital to register his claim. She was to meet him here and alerted security forces when he did not arrive.

The last reported response from the transponder aboard Rekivek’s ship the Stargazer was in the HIP 16378 system, but so far no sign of the ship has been found.

Listening Posts

The location of the crash site is revealed by the two listening posts:

Bhadaba

LISTENING POST SIGNAL DATA
…Unregistered Transmission DOE-163-A Detected…

Signal Match Detected in HIP 16376 system.

…Joci, I found something out here.

It’s huge. I’ve no idea what it is, but I’ve taken survey samples and I’m heading. to Maia to register our claim.

Honestly honey I think we’ve hit the big one on this.

I’ll caII you again when I’m station side.

…Security Breach Detected. Signal Lost…

HIP 16378

LISTENING POST SIGNAL DATA
…Unregistered Transmission DGE-163-B Detected…

Signal Match Detected in Bhadaba system.

Joci, I’m going to be delayed, I’m currently in the HIP 16378 system and I’ve recieved a distress call in orbit around 3b, out of fuel by the sounds of it.

I’ve got some refeuling limpets on board so I’m going to check it out. Afterall I’ve had my share of near misses and we always say that if it was one of us out there, we’d hope someone would come to help us.

Comms are a bit sketchy at the moment, getting wierd glitches, so I’m not sure if you’ ll get this before reaching Maia. I won’t be long hun.

Luca out.

…Signal Blocked at Source…

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