In the 1970's, riding on the success of the previous years
Apollo 11 mission to the moon; The US launched another:
mission known as "DOMIC", a possible Mars habitation project.
It, of course, was well ahead of its time... And upon leaving the Orbit of Earth,
lost contact and was never heard from again, forgotten by time and by
history as only a foot note in the books taught in schools.
Well, today... Something just crashed back down,
and inside it,
Take the role of a regular person, scientist, or military personnel,
tasked with dealing with this situation; and being stuck
with catching them up on modern times...
Among other things