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Rescue Matt Damon – How much Spirulina would be needed in order to survive on Mars for 400 days?

[Global] In a recent Hollywood movie “The Martian”, the main character, astronaut (also a botanist) Mark Watney (played by actor Matt Damon), was stuck on Mars and must rely on his own super-science knowledge to survive. Continue reading Rescue Matt Damon – How much Spirulina would be needed in order to survive on Mars for 400 days?

DARPA Wants to Genetically Engineer Organisms to Terraform Mars

[USA] There has been a lot of buzz in recent years about the possibility of mankind’s big move to our nearest neighbor, Mars. Moving our species to the Red Planet also implies that we will be shipping over microorganisms, plants and maybe even animals. Continue reading DARPA Wants to Genetically Engineer Organisms to Terraform Mars