The Sun Ra Repatriation Project was initiated in 2008 and fashions a system of interplanetary communication to ensure Sun Ra’s return home. This video documents the project’s activities. Kapwani travels to the United States and France to meet experts and scientist to help in the endevour. France’s national police create a composite portrait from video testimonies of those who knew Sun Ra. The composite sketch is then sent into deep space on May 16 2009. A radiotelescope in California observes Saturn for any possible extraterrestrial radio transmissions from Sun Ra. Meetings with experts at the Observatoire de Paris and the NASA-associated: Jet Propulsion Lab, articulate the astronomical aspects of the project.

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