Don’t Book Your Passage to Mars Any Time Soon

CorkscrewAnnie
5 min readJan 2, 2024
Cartoon line drawing of things floating in space — rockets, planets, asteriods, satellites, astronauts, telescopes, flags, etc.
Image by pencil parker from Pixabay

The first book I read in 2024 is by turns informative, thought-provoking, hilarious and reassuring.

It confirms my suspicion that when it comes to plans to colonize Mars, Elon Musk is full of … future coprolites. The challenges involve about more than the difficulty of growing potatoes in regolith and poop.

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CorkscrewAnnie

Recreational writer, collector of antique corkscrews, urban gardener and retired management consultant to social profit organizations. Proudly Canadian.