Mission to Mars

Other mistake: When with the alien inside 'the face' and looking at the solar system, the solar system is rotating backwards or counterclockwise. Our solar system rotates clockwise.

Factual error: Gary Sinise looks at a computer screen with a short section (about two full twists) of DNA on it and proclaims that "This DNA looks human." He could have been looking at DNA from any single-celled organism and it would have looked just as human as what he was looking at. All mammals have 90+ percent of their DNA in common, he would have to have sequenced the entire DNA strand (something like 3 billion pairs of nucleotides) to identify it as human, something that would be totally beyond the capacity of anything but a well-equipped genetics lab, something they show no sign of having.

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Jim McConnell: They're us. We're them.

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