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Race Result Details

Racer Zach (zachattack973)
Race Number 3471
Date Wed, 16 Oct 2019 21:24:40 +0000
Speed 110 WPM Try to beat?
Accuracy 95.5%
Rank 4th place (out of 4)
Opponents rainnonquit (3rd place) slowestizzy (1st place) supererik (2nd place)

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They may have even had a brief discussion about recovering my body, but regulations are clear. In the event a crewman dies on Mars, he stays on Mars. Leaving his body behind reduces weight for the MAV on the trip back. That means more disposable fuel and a larger margin of error for the return thrust. No point in giving that up for sentimentality.
The Martian (book) by Andy Weir (see stats)

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