Very important info for you David. As a quick summary, repair work is going well and we should be able to resume operations within two weeks. I’m writing this as an inquiry on when you plan on returning. We heard about the station incident and received a reply from EarthGov and the Auroran Consulate stating you are in good health but hadn’t heard on whether or when you were planning to return.
That being said, I am forwarding several transmissions from your family and collegues from Aurora, plus shipping your things. You should know that some strange events have been happening. Just two days after the micometeor incident, a starship was picked up on scanners in the L2 debris field where you had witnessed and checked out that crystal asteroidal anomoly some time back. Just yesterday we were visited by a vessel claiming to be from the AstroSafety Commission. Their credentials were all in order, but all their questions centered on the anomoly and who was in charge of investigating it it. It seemed odd because after they left an different group of ASC arrived to investigate the actual hull breech and didn’t know who the first was. It seemed at first that their left hand wasn’t in communication with their right.
The first group of agents was led by an Aylissa Kadira, at least that was the name she gave. She had two assistants with her but they didn’t talk. She was very down to business and very intimidating. I don’t like bureaucrats, you know that, but the Station Director is on Earth being treated. Anyway, once they learned about you they kept asking where you were. I told them I didn’t know. They left without leaving any contact information except for a vcard which I found out 30 minutes ago was bogus. I checked our file system and someone had accessed our secure research record during the first ASC visit while i was distracted by this Kadira. Something is up.
Dr. Simon Westphal