7 real NASA technologies in sci-fi movie <i>The Martian</i>

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Imagine being alone and stranded for more than a year.

Now imagine you’re alone and stranded on Mars.

That’s the premise for the The Martian, a science-fiction best-seller written by former computer programmer Andy Weir and soon to be released as a movie starring Matt Damon. The Martian tells the story of NASA astronaut Mark Watney who must improvise with the tools and technology he has on hand to survive until, and if, the space agency can send a spacecraft to rescue him.

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7 real NASA technologies in sci-fi movie <i>The Martian</i>

Science meets science fiction
nasa movies the martian

Imagine being alone and stranded for more than a year.

Now imagine you’re alone and stranded on Mars.

That’s the premise for the The Martian, a science-fiction best-seller written by former computer programmer Andy Weir and soon to be released as a movie starring Matt Damon. The Martian tells the story of NASA astronaut Mark Watney who must improvise with the tools and technology he has on hand to survive until, and if, the space agency can send a spacecraft to rescue him.

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