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I was set to read a non-fiction book on space/mars and by lucky chance I picked this one from the list. It is nothing like the text book I had imagined as non-fictional.
It is based a few hundred years in the future, when Mars has been newly populated. The first part is a humorous guide for survival and success on mars for someone emigrating from earth. It covers getting there, choosing a space suit, choosing transport, setting up habitations and how to create and generate all the necessities for life from the Martian environment, both for everyday living and in emergency. One failing of this book is that it does not clarify on which technologies exist and which are still theory,… Read more