Life On Mars: An Internet Pop-Up Exhibit

I’ll help get you there, but you need to be prepared upon arrival. The following is a brief introduction to your future home.


You will require a unique cross-section of devices on Mars. They will serve many functions, but above all else they will have one core responsibility: preventing your death.

Locator Beacon: Don’t let the simplicity of the device fool you. This piece of technology is going to be the most valuable gadget you own when 400 kilograms (yes, Mars is Metric) of Martian sand buries you while you were distracted taking a selfie. Do not ever leave your home without taking your Beacon. All that said, remember the old Martian saying, “the best way to survive a Martian dust avalanche is not to get stuck in a Martian dust avalanche in the first place.”…

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