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    IKEA’s New Collection is Inspired by the Challenges of Living on Mars

    The Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) is a simulated Martian habitat in Utah. It’s owned by the Mars Society, and it’s the society’s second such station. The MDRS is a research facility, and while there, scientists must live as if they were on Mars, including wearing simulated space suits. One group of visitors wasn’t there …
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    Oh great. Send astronauts to Mars and their manuals are done up as Ikea idiotgrams.

    And there's only one tool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by schlaugh View Post
    Oh great. Send astronauts to Mars and their manuals are done up as Ikea idiotgrams.

    And there's only one tool.
    Overcoming the challenges of Ikea by way of Mars. I would hope the process of assembly is easier on Mars than on Earth.

    I used to review instruction sheets for a company. One of the easiest mistakes to make when rendering art for instructions is to flip a view. It's also the hardest to convince someone to fix, because that's the view they have in their head and they see nothing wrong with it. It's more common than you'd think.
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    Allen Wrench not included....colony fails.

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