In the first episode, Goro and Lostman make it to the top of Everest. Solely as a two-man team. Without supplemental oxygen. In winter. The story begins in earnest when they personally witness a phenomenon less than a hundred people have had a chance to; from Everest's peak, it is possible to see satellites with the naked eye. As in, the International Space Station. They all but grin at each other and yell, "Race you!"
How Maggy the pop culture idol almost had a heart-attack when using the secret battle robot the Americans were secretly testing on the ISS to save everyone on the ISS.