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Best I can remember about movie:

  • Man leaves his wife for a 30 year journey to track a signal on another planet.
  • The USA races China to get to the planet and it is one guy on a ship with 2 AI computers.
    • One to manage the space ship and the other for the lander.
  • He gets to the first planet and finds an orb in a shallow liquid.
    • Then heads to another planet where he finds another on a cliff.
  • The Chinese ship is destroyed and he travels to a 3rd planet and finds a 3rd orb.
    • At the 3rd planet he discovers another signal from a planet outside our known galaxy so he travels to it and finds a 4th orb and organic substance (basically, alien life).

What is this movie?

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This is Magellan (2017). This was on UK TV recently, maybe on SyFy.

After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources.

He leaves his wife, it's a race against China, the ship has AI, he finds 3 orbs on 3 planets and in the end heads to the 4th. The trailer:

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    In what way does this match the question asked? – Valorum Jun 18 '18 at 22:59
  • Added some details to the original answer. – Walt Jul 27 at 6:48

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