Mission Control’s head of the Astro-Communications department, Dr. Michelle McNichols, points out a surprising new discovery to other Ellie team members.


From left to right: alien biology expert Peanut; one of our new interns (behind the globe); Dr. McNichols; Strang Institute Director Dr. Leo Strang; and from the original Ellie team over forty years ago: planetary geologist Dr. Zahi Sharif; robotics engineer Dr. Roukia Sowadaogo; astrobiologist Deepa Baruah; and astrophysicist Dr. Shin Hayata.

Update: Here’s the color version!