The ship lands on the planet in a fiery blast of from the atomic engines. Captain Chalmers and Thiss'vik selected a site well over the horizon from the only colony facilities, a mining installation with a small agriculture and support town.
Once the ship is down, Drogo heads to the cargo deck and starts prepping the explorer for off-loading, making sure it is in prime condition, and that the professor's equipment is properly stowed.
When the outer access door is opened, the biting cold reminds you that this world is classified as Cold Desert, the temperature here near the equator hovers around the freezing point of water. The air is crisp and clean, however, with an invigorating cleanness that attests to the recent colonization.
The professor, stepping out to watch as Drogo unloads the explorer, seems satisfied, with hands crossed before him, his thermal suit and jacket snug about him.