2001 and 2020 — exploration deja vu all over again?

HOWEVER, unlike most sequels, 2020 is a lot more enjoyable. The Outcrop, by Robin Bromby.

2001 and 2020 — exploration deja vu all over again? 2001 and 2020 — exploration deja vu all over again? 2001 and 2020 — exploration deja vu all over again? 2001 and 2020 — exploration deja vu all over again? 2001 and 2020 — exploration deja vu all over again?

It feels like 2001 all over again — apart from a deadly pandemic, that is.

And the general state of exploration, of course, which we shall get to later.