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Roald Amundsen
Mars, the Reality

The time will come when a human sets foot on Mars. Here's my advice: Don't take the Isuzu. The only way to get into an Isuzu Trooper wearing a spacesuit is backward, helmet first, and then to wriggle into position. And if you catch your air pack on the seat belt like I did, you'll be stuck on your back for ages, flailing like a cockroach. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD Mars — Sunday's Los Angeles Times Magazine article on simulating life on Mars incorrectly stated that Mars is as far as 248,500 million miles from Earth. At its farthest, Mars is about 249 million miles from Earth. -------------------- So no Isuzu, and pack plenty of Coke and cheese because...

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