What happens when you work in an environment where there are no material supplies, the only resource is waste, oxygen is lacking, external conditions are extreme and the only energy is that of the stars? Easy. You use the resource that humanity has always possessed almost endless provisions of: talent. And if this environment is outer space, then the challenge is momentous. The Martian, directed by Ridley Scott, narrates the great challenge space engineers must face every day when they plan journeys into space, to orbital stations and to research centres in the deep cosmos. Or, even, when they begin creating future colonies on Mars, where one day humans could live in order to continue conquering space, exploring it as they seek new matters or even offering “out of ...