responding to our ODeck discussion yesterday. Pioneering is worth immense risk, writes Aaron Hamm, check out his full post here. Dr. Leila's post referred to the Mars One roadmap, in which eight transports of supplies happen before the first crew of four launches.

Before the first crew starts their journey, the life support system has produced a breathable atmosphere of 0.7 bar pressure, 3000 liters of water and 120 kg of Oxygen that is in storage.

There's a facebook group for aspiring Martians: https://www.facebook.com/groups/aspirin…