&rowin& in si3e as they &ot closer"*6hat%s it, isn%t it/ ase! )usan"*0es, answere! Ree!" *6he 2nternational )pace )tation")usan felt a small smile slowly form on her face"*2t%s a mar'el, really, sai! Ree!" *.espite all the $icerin& an! 'iolence we see on Earth, it stan!s as one of humanity%s &reatest colla$orations" As an achie'ement, it woul!n%t ha'e $een possi$le without cooperation" 2 ust wish more people on the surface coul! see it this close, so they coul! reali3e what we can !o as a species when we%re worin& toðer instea! of fi&htin&"Continuin& to stare at the station, )usan &ently e(hale! an! felt her smile &row wi!er as she listene! to Ree!%s speech" As the ship close! in, more an! more !etails $ecame apparent" 6he elon&ate!, rectan&ular panels that frame! the station%s si!es shine! with reflecte! li&ht, an! the sin&ular, lar&e white metallic arm, with a Cana!ian fla& on it, mo'e! slowly alon& the station%s front en!"As #er$ie !i! a somersault in the air, it spoe a&ain"*Communication lin to 2)) open"4n the front control panel, the $lan 'i!eo screen turne! on, showin& the face of of a !ar sinne! woman with $rown eyes an! a $o$ cut" Johnny%s eyes lit up as he put on a half smile"*6his is Ree! Richar!s, with the Future Foun!ation, starte! Ree!" *6o whom am 2 " " " "*.oc Richar!s interrupte! the woman" *+e hear! you were passin& $y up here" 2f 2 ha! more lon& term notice, 2 woul! ha'e put out my $est utensils"en an! )usan chucle! as the woman smile!" Ree! rolle! his eyes"*ame%s )alia, .oc" )alia 8etrie" Aeronautical en&ineer with A)A" en%s eyes wi!ene!"*)al/*ice to see ya%ll " " " " why, 2%ll $e shoute! )alia" *enamin J" 9rimm*0ou now her/ ase! )usan"