Steve has successfully avoided having Nicholas attack his lone Cruiser stationed at Mecatol Rex. He now needs to complete the task and send his landing party in.
He activates Mecatol Rex and moves in the Carrier waiting in the Nebula. Steve has successfully invaded Mecatol Rex and placed 3 Ground Forces and a PDS there.
He takes the planet card for Mecatol Rex and places it exhausted in his player area. He also adds 1 Trade Good.
Nicholas is up.