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Will We Survive Mars? - Glad You Asked S1 (E1)

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NASA says the first humans will set foot on Mars in the mid-2030’s. It will be the most dangerous mission any human has ever taken. Glad You Asked host Cleo Abram wants to know: What comes after that? Not how do we get there, but how will we survive once we do?

Note: There are several Fahrenheit measurements in this piece.
The metric conversions are:
At 7:53: 212 degrees Fahrenheit = 100 degrees Celsius
At 8:04: 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit = 37 degrees Celsius
At 8:45: -81 degrees Fahrenheit = -62.8 degrees Celsius

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Key sources:
International Space Station Integrated Medical Group Medical Checklist

Examining Psychosocial Well-Being and Performance in Isolated, Confined, and Extreme Environments

Mars Exploration Program, NASA

NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project

“The Great Salt Lake Desert: Exploring the Habitability of Paleolakes on Earth and Mars”

“Inventory of CO2 available for terraforming Mars”

“A future Mars environment for science and exploration”

“The human factor in a mission to Mars”

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