Scary New Simulation Shows Mars One Colonists Could Suffocate, Starve

October 14, 2014 8:39 PM

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Thinking of joining the Mars One mission to establish a permanent colony on the red planet? Here's something to consider before signing on the dotted line: a new computer simulation by students at MIT shows that the colonists would likely face a range of deadly problems, including starvation and suffocation.

"We found many problem areas, many of which revolve around the current capability of state-of-the-art technologies," Sydney Do, a doctoral student in aeronautics and astronautics at the university and one of the students behind the simulation, told The Huffington Post in an email. "These problems in...

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