Even at a young age, Astro the monkey was looking to the stars and wanted to solve the mystery of our place in the cosmos. In 1949 his Grandfather Albert II, was the first monkey in space but was later killed on impact upon returning to Earth. That did not stop Astro's curiosity though.
After ingesting the sacred mushrooms of his ancestors, Astro believed to have come in contact with a presence that can only be described as Alien by Nature. Believing these entities were trying to communicate with him outside this realm of understanding, Astro took to the sky himself and is currently sailing an ocean of stars looking for answers.