Across the lake, Troop 1 fires their morning cannon, accidentally signaling the military to playfully attack the boys.
Every vending machine and convenience store is out of the drink, and Kate has all but lost hope of tasting any one last time until right before the final showdown.
Sartorius, Snaut, Kelvin and Hari gather together for a birthday party, which evolves into a philosophical argument, during which Sartorius reminds Hari that she is not real.
English translations of some stories were published in two volumes: the first, , by New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979 and the second, by Louis Iribarne, Magdalena Majcherczyk and Michael Kandel San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982.
The two surviving crewmen—Snaut and Sartorius—are erratic.
Kelvin appears to be back on Earth at the family home seen at the beginning of the film.
Lem spent six months working with Tarkovsky in Moscow, but their collaboration ended in a bitter conflict over the changes and additions to the original story.
Made into two Russian films in and , and an in 2002.