Mike took part in the Mars mission of 2042. He was the Mission Commander. He piloted the Zeus in orbit while the other four landed in Calliope lander to the surface. He, Sharon Lewis and Jeff Walker all knew about the true purpose of the mission. The mission was to retrieve the Alpha object. When a storm started, he forced Maddux Donner and Ted Shaw to leave Sharon and Walker on the planet. He later became the Head of Mission Control for the Antares mission.