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The cremated remains of Star Trek actor James Doohan are missing in the New Mexico mountains along with those of another 200 people, including NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper. They had been sent as part of a memorial package, in which relatives send small samples of their loved ones' ashes into sub-orbital space. The samples are …

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Stacked against them

Wish them well in recovering the landing party. I think it's safe to say that they're hampered by the terrain and the possibility of falling due to gravity. After all, they cannae change the laws of physics...

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The terrain is interfering with the tricorders

...says it all, really.

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Wouldn't want to be ....

...the anonymous looking security guard at the back of the search party...

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Gotta be careful

I hope no-one in the search party is wearing a red jumper...

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The curse of the lone red shirt

Always the way - you send a landing party out with one bloke in a (metaphysical in this case) red shirt, and you can guarantee there will be trouble.

Presumably Spock is scanning the area with his "what the butler saw" machine for the remains.

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Should have used old technology...

... as featured in the film "Ice Station Zebra"... you know, where they had little hand-held devices to lead them straight to the lost satellite capsule.

And it has just struck me... that film was very like numerous Star Trek episodes... [awful pun alert]...

They were looking for evidence of a "lost civil ice station..." :-)

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He's dead Jim!

All the water in his body is gone!

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Local knowledge needed

"I know these mountains like the back of my ..." *BONK*

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Bah!

Damned cloaking devices!!

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