All the instructions regarding navigation could be downloaded
straight into the captain's brain.
This unit seemed to have a data link as well. In fact it could transmit data faster than dream speeds, if
instead they were sending orders in true non verbal or image based fashion. If the generation
unit broke down due to environment distortion, couldn't hold up during unreasonable exposure
and couldn't connect to the logical surroundings.
Autonomous orbital drones are still hovering low in the distant horizon.
"We were surveying the planet with detail. Images sent over
searching as if for a silver Buddha shining against some crested cliffside, but finding barren yellow solitude only."