Runaway global warming has decimated the world’s agricultural output, and worldwide hunger has prompted mass migration. Attempts at Climate Modification are ineffectual and have only inflamed regional conflicts.
Year 2131, The United Nations and the G10 governments respond by funding a study into the feasibility of expanding human life elsewhere in our galaxy. The U.N. awards the project to a private company, QTF Global Industries, and with collaboration of the worlds space agencies; the project named ‘The PRIME8’ is born.
By 2144, eight deep space exploration ships approach our eight nearest habitable “goldilocks” exoplanets; the craft carry no human crew, just Androids. They have with them the ability to reconstruct genes, sourced from a vast genetics library to start a new breed of humans and provide food if no native resources exist.
The Human crews, the “HI”, (human Intelligence), never leave Earth; they remain cocooned in Stasis, mind-map copies of their minds now equip the space ships android crew. The androids, the “HIA”, (Hunan Intelligence Android), maintain a data link between themselves and their “HI”, transmitting back memories of the mission to their human mind donors, where the “HI” retains recollections and experiences of the Prime8 mission as their own memories.
The future and the evolution of humanity rests with sciences ability to reliably transmit and receive entangled Quantum data, and establish viable settlements; and never repeating the mankind’s previous social and ecological mistakes.
If you have a degree in Physics, or Engineering, then there may be a place waiting for you in stasis, it is only a two-year mission, the pay, plus bonuses is good, and there is an assured place in human history. The only downside is the six-months in rehab and another six months physical re-enablement, the whole experience may kill you!