"Clear platform one," Shem called into his radio, "we will be losing eye line contact in three minutes. All systems currently functioning appropriately." The platform called back, verifying both Shem's report and the current readings surrounding the module.
As the Great Pendulum plunged ever deeper towards the eye of the storm, the lone human on this great planet turned on his rear view monitors, and shuddered unconsciously as the center of all human civilization - and life! - faded away in the Jovian atmosphere.