The Martian

The Martian

Andy Weir


Six days in the past, astronaut Mark Watney turned one of many first humans to stroll on Mars.

Now, he is certain he will be the 1st individual to die there.

After a mud typhoon approximately kills him and forces his team to evacuate whereas considering him lifeless, Mark unearths himself stranded and entirely on my own with out technique to even sign Earth that he’s alive—and no matter if he might get notice out, his offers will be long gone lengthy ahead of a rescue might arrive.

Chances are, although, he should not have time to starve to loss of life. The broken equipment, unforgiving atmosphere, or plain-old "human blunders" are more likely to kill him first.

But Mark is not able to hand over but. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a continuing, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one probably insurmountable concern after the subsequent. Will his resourcefulness be adequate to beat the most unlikely odds opposed to him?

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