In March of 1934, polar explorer and aviator Admiral Richard Byrd decided to live alone in an isolated base in Antarctica. He would not see any sign of humanity for more than four months. When a relief party finally reached him, he was in a poor state, weak and despondent. He described how, "in that miraculous instant, all the despair and suffering…fell away, and I felt as if I had just been born again."
The third mix of four explores the interstellar confinement of being a solo traveler.