Short Essay Questions Key
1. What was the accident that transformed Dr Heywood's aging process?
While on Earth, Dr Floyd stepped off a second story balcony. Because of this he receivd multiple fractures that led to complications forcing him to have to be taken to the Pasteur Space Hospital. Because of the gravity differences, his biological clock slowed down, as did the aging process.
2. Where did Dr Floyd fantasize about visiting?
Dr Floyd joined an expedition to go to Haley's Comet. He fantasizes about standing on the rim of its crater as the Sun rises. He envisions it often and while traveling there imagines he can see the light from the comet.
3. What was the last message from the Discovery?
The last message was that all these worlds are yours, except Europa. Attempt no landings there. This message was sent from the monolith computer talking to humans.
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