It is not that it is beyond the comprehension of a lot of readers although it will skip by a fair number it is the share of time, the number of pages, the sheer volume of obstacles to be overcome, and the very detailed explanation of so many of them that tilts the book a bit too much towards the MacGyver demo.
However, astrodynamicist Rich Purnell devises a "slingshot" trajectory around Earth for a gravity assist  that could get Hermes back to Mars on a much-extended mission to save Watney, using the Chinese rocket booster to send a simpler resupply probe to Hermes as it passes Earth. After a while, the CO2 carbon dioxide absorbers in the suit were expended.
We had to go out in the storm to get from the Hab to the MAV. I guess I should explain how Mars missions work, for any layman who may be reading this. In fact, it was such a sudden launch in to the big leagues that I literally had a difficult time believing it.
Did you watch the show as a kid? A bad review of ineffectual seed? Once we got to Hermes, four additional unmanned missions brought us fuel and supplies while we prepared for our trip. So logically, you have to ask why we would risk human lives rather than just make better robots.
I posted a review this week. In your position I would have done the same thing. I vaguely remember having the wind knocked out of me pulled out of me, really and my ears popping painfully as the pressure of my suit escaped.
They thought I was dead.
But Mark is very much alive. But it was the high-oxygen warning that woke me. Watney is either a cock-eyed optimist or an idiot. Just not on Sol 6 when everyone thinks I did. The Mars ascent vehicle.Q&A with Andy Weir Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars More.
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