View Full Version : Will Mars Astronauts be put in Suspended Animation for the Journey?

2008-May-07, 12:50 AM
Could you handle six months in space with a tiny handful of crew? Keep in mind you'd be doing everything with them, eating, sleeping, chatting, working, waiting, more sleeping, the occasional emergency, more chatting… If you look around your office now, could you really see yourself spending 24/7 with any of those guys for 24 [...]

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2008-May-07, 10:54 AM
How can they claim resparatory oxygen consumption decreases while blood oxygen levels remain constant? Am I missing something?

- J