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What: Matt Damon does MacGyver Science to survive on Mars.
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Jeff Daniels
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Digital Dads – Exploring the Final Frontier
A two-part series from the excellent Digital Dads podcast covering positive and negative sides of the Mars One Project.
Listen to the episodes Part One | Part Two
The Film’s Marketing
Really cool Youtube channel. Neil deGrasse Tyson. Spoiler policies.
Serially published on Andy Weir’s blog. Accidental best-seller.
Nailed the Science
Research. Space travel is dangerous. Radiation shielding.
IRL Travel to Mars
Mars One. Space X. ELON MUSK. Settlement.
Water on Mars
Liquid salinated water. Frozen water under surface. NASA sterilization.
Robots? Human inspiration.
Growing or shipping food.
Resourcefulness of Astronauts
Pretty much have to be MacGyver. Overcoming functional fixedness.
Say goodbye, crew!
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