The near future: man is about to land on Mars. Global Television Network, a big TV network, has set up its usual information-entertainment programme to monitor the event.
However, there has been no news of the spaceship Centauro and its crew for over a week. The journalist makes a “case” out of this silence: what could have happened? Are the crew members still alive?
Finally there is a link-up: the commander announces a revolutionary scientific discovery, but for the journalist this news just isn’t sensational enough.