Will We Survive Mars? - Glad You Asked S1

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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 nasa.gov/centers/johnson/pdf/1...

Examining Psychosocial Well-Being and Performance in Isolated, Confined, and Extreme Environments ston.jsc.nasa.gov/collections/...

Mars Exploration Program, NASA mars.nasa.gov/all-about-mars/f...

NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project historycollection.jsc.nasa.gov...

“The Great Salt Lake Desert: Exploring the Habitability of Paleolakes on Earth and Mars” researchgate.net/publication/2...

“Inventory of CO2 available for terraforming Mars” nature.com/articles/s41550-018...

“A future Mars environment for science and exploration” hou.usra.edu/meetings/V2050/pd...

“The human factor in a mission to Mars” sci-hub.tw/https://link.spring...
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