Adam Savage, Astronaut Chris Hadfield, and Andy Weir Talk ‘The Martian’

Recently, Tested hosted a screening of ‘The Martian’, the new film based on the acclaimed book by Andy Weir. After the screening, Andy and astronaut Chris Hadfield joined Adam Savage on stage to discuss the movie, space technology, and NASA’s real mission to Mars.

Edited by Joey Fameli

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17 thoughts on “Adam Savage, Astronaut Chris Hadfield, and Andy Weir Talk ‘The Martian’

  1. Very happy to see this round table. Thanks to TESTED, I learned about the book and really enjoyed a well written book that “nails” the science. Ridley Scott’s movie is excellent

  2. Yeah, there is so many parts and techniques involved. I´m loking at worbla clear for the visor.

    I´m MaarekSteele on therpf 🙂

  3. The most interesting part, to me, was Chris Hadfield’s final answer about whether he’d go to Mars. Answer definitely highlighted why we need humans for these missions and not just robots.

  4. When Weir said he had a question for Adam and said it wasn’t an investigative reporting thing, I was SO hoping he’d drop the RFID question just for laughs. 😀

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