LIVING IN OUTER SPACE Apparently whether or not it s possible for humans to live on Mars is no longer the question but how The Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT has this vi sion a city made up of 200 domes interconnected and supported by an underground tunneling system of roots The Mars urbanization called Redwood Forest is designed to provide a habitat for 10 000 people While the human settlers largely live underground protected from cosmic radiation impact of micrometerorites and extreme temperature fluctuations the inflatable domes serve as greenhouses Their enclosures convert sunlight into energy that would also be used to extract vital water from the Red Planet the lifeblood for humans as well as fauna and flora which in turn are sources of nutrition for the Martians outlook Technology for tomorrow 83

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