If You Stepped Foot on Mars

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If you stepped foot on Mars, unprotected, you would simultaneously freeze, suffocate, and boil to death. Temperatures on Mars reach -220°F, oxygen levels peak at 0.13%, and the low air pressure would cause your blood to bubble until you cooked from the inside out.

Even if you made it through the night, the toxic dust on the surface of the planet would invade your lungs and kill you in weeks; the highly concentrated…