These guys are trying conquer the worlds through interpretive dance!
On a train this slow, you have to do something to pass the time. They chose interpretive dance in space.
Joanna Cassidy, who played Zhora in Blade Runner, says there was an extended snake dance scene planned for her character that was never shot. Now, more than 30 years later, she has filmed the scene herself.
(William Shatner, Star Trek)