During the latest test of the rocket Ariane, a Frenchman was sent into orbit with a monkey. Each was given an envelope prior to launch.
When they had finally left the Earth’s atmosphere, the monkey opened his envelope and read the instructions:
“Adjust trim, jettison fuel pods, check matter/anti-matter readings, correct course to 110 degrees and ease back on throttle controls.
Activate internal and external videos, secure all systems, check all computers and make all necessary repairs and adjustments.”
Then the Frenchman opened his envelope and found the following instructions:
“Feed the monkey.”