A Mission File number is occasionally seen before the start of some missions taken by Samus Aran. The numbers do not seem to correlate with chronology, so the system for assigning them is unknown.
--- Mission File 79019 ---
--- Data Confirmation ---
--- Rogue Contract ---
1. Discover the meaning behind this
mysterious telepathic message.
2. If the "Ultimate Power" can
be secured, ensure federation
3. If the power cannot be secured,
ensure that it remains secret or
--- Potential Complications ---
This operation must remain covert.
The Tetra Galaxy is outside of
federation-controlled space, and
the Alimbic Cluster is a wild and
While we have kept our
communications classified, we know
other entities have intercepted the
The lure of Ultimate Power will
be irresistible to many. Disposition
of rival interests is presumed
Uploading known coordinates_
In the Metroid Prime 2: Echoes Preview, it is stated that contact was lost with Squad Bravo 30 days prior. In the actual game, it is mentioned that contact was lost eight days prior. The Preview also mentioned retrieving footage from Squad Bravo's last mission from a mainframe, which doesn't occur in the final version.
--- Contract Agreement ---
Locate Federation troopers and render
Uploading last known coordinates now._
- Although not an actual Mission File, a similar sequence appeared in the opening for Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, which dealt with an apparent malfunction in the life support systems.
- Nintendo representatives gave out Mission File 02546 shirts in promotion of Echoes.