Away

Away (2020)

3 mistakes in Negative Return - chronological order

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Negative Return - S1-E2

Factual error: The communication delay for earth-moon communications is around 2.6 seconds. Yet Emma's daughter simply dials a cell phone and is connected to her Mom in space past the moon in less than that. The communication has no time lag. (00:18:45)

Negative Return - S1-E2

Factual error: While spacewalking all tools are tethered to prevent them from being lost. Yet Emma pulls out a hammer from a tool pouch, uses it, and it flies away. It was never tethered. (00:35:35)

Negative Return - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: While Matt is lying in his hospital bed, he hangs up on a call with Emma. You can see his left foot moving. He's not supposed to be able to feel or move his lower body.

saariko

Negative Return - S1-E2

Question: While a spacewalk is going on, Mission Control has four camera feeds showing the action. Some of them seem to be taken from beyond the spacecraft. Where are these cameras? I can understand a TV show showing the action from various vantage points, but Mission Control having four camera feeds looks a little suspicious. (00:36:00)

Answer: I just answered my own question. Looking at the feeds, I see they have captions, such as Solar Array 3; Airlock forward, sleeping quarters, or similar tags. Therefore, they are legitimate feeds.

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