Ship-time and Earth-time are continuing to diverge, but the "ABORT MISSION" red alert signal is larger in the frame. The danger is growing exponentially.
A ghost in space appears, shadowy and indistinct at first...
The star we saw at the beginning of the montage appears again, but captured in its lens flare this time s the recognizable image of an intelligent ape.
The time warp has brought these unlucky astronauts to the Age of the Ape...and accordingly, we get the series title over a view of beautiful Earth: Planet of the Apes.
In the following frames, we meet our cast members.