2001: A Space Odyssey Part 2

Part 2: TMA-1
Dr. Heywood Floyd
American astronomer sent to investigate the Moon epidemic
Dr. Dmititri Moisevitch
Russian astronomer who questions Floyd on the epidemic
Ralph Halvorsen
Administrator of the Base and its activities
Dr. Roy Michaels
geophysicist on the Base
Clavius Base
American base on the Moon that discovers TMA-1
alien artifact found on the Moon
Disease epidemic
premise for the secrecy and lack of communication from the Moon
Energy blast
Emitted from TMA-1 upon being touched by sunlight for the first time