The Martian (2015) FAQ




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With so many movies vying for screen time in the year 2015, how is one to choose? Decisions are hard because there is always one more you haven’t seen. Especially the ones that are deemed scary and the ones you are sure will scar you for life.

But with a large number of films leading their way to our screens, we can’t live in fear; we have to overcome that fear and get out of our homes to go watch them all. To understand better why you should think about watching The Martian, we have decided to answer some questions about the film that occur to us along the way.

All About Of The Martian (2015) FAQ

The Martian (2015) FAQ

Is Mark Watney a Real Person?

Mark Watney is a fictional character from the movie “The Martian” by Ridley Scott. He is portrayed by Matt Damon.

In the movie, Mark Watney plays an astronaut who was left behind on Mars after his crew members were killed during an accident on the way to Mars. The movie depicts how he survives for almost two years with no supplies and manages to come back home safely in 2015.

It was not until this year that NASA finally succeeded in sending a robot named Sojourner to Mars, where it landed in 1997. Mark Watney’s survival story inspired the novel titled “The Martian” written by Andy Weir, which was later adapted into a film directed by Ridley Scott in 2015 starring Matt Damon as Mark Watney and Jessica Chastain as Commander Lewis.

How Many F Words Are in the Martian Movie?

The strange case of The Martian and its two f-bombs.

Why the Martian Is So Good?

There are many reasons why The Martian is so good. One of the main reasons is that it has a lot of science and technical jargon. It also includes a lot of equations, graphs, and formulas which will make it easier for readers to understand what’s going on in the story. This can help you get more traction in search engines because people will be able to find your book when they type “The Martian” into Google or Amazon search bar.

Also, if you have been looking for something that combines science fiction with space travel then this would be a great book for you. You may have seen some other books like these but none of them were as good as The Martian so far in my opinion.

Is Martian a True Story?

The story of the Martian, which is a novel by Kim Stanley Robinson, was inspired by science fiction writer Ray Bradbury’s short story “A Sound of Thunder”.

In August 1894, in an article for Popular Science Monthly magazine, Bradbury published his short story about a human who lands on Mars and discovers that the planet has been taken over by Martians. However, after exploring some Martian ruins (the city of Farson), he discovers evidence that the Martians have abandoned their planet because of global warming. The explorer then attempts to return to Earth but instead finds himself trapped on Mars.

He must survive until help arrives. The plot is similar to H. G. Wells’ 1898 novel “The War of the Worlds”, although both books were set decades apart from each other and used different aliens as antagonists (Martians vs humans). In addition, neither book accurately predicted how humans would react to alien invasion; however both are considered classics in science fiction literature for their prescience about extraterrestrial invasions during World War II and beyond.

Is the the Martian on Netflix?

Yes, The Martian is on Netflix. You can watch it anytime you want to. It is a Sci-Fi thriller movie based on the book of the same name by Andy Weir. The story follows astronaut Mark Watney who gets stranded on Mars after a fierce storm that forces him to abandon his crew and become the only person left alive on the planet.

Has Any Human Been to Mars?

The first man to walk on the moon was Neil Armstrong. He was the first human being to set foot on another planet in our solar system.

Astronauts have been able to reach the Moon since 1969 and other planets in our solar system since 1998, when NASA’s Mars Pathfinder spacecraft reached Mars’ surface. Since then, a total of six humans have walked on Mars:

  1. Alan Shepard (May 5, 1961 – July 21, 1984) – First American in space; member of Mercury 7 mission (1961–1963); Project Apollo 16 command module pilot; mission commander for Skylab 4 (1973); last person to leave Earth orbit before reentry into atmosphere (1975) 2. John Young (July 18, 1921 – May 24, 2004) – Last person to leave Earth orbit 3 times; Command Module Pilot for Apollo 9; Commander of Apollo 16; last person to walk on Moon 4. Eugene Cernan (January 19, 1934 – January 17, 2017) – Command Module Pilot for Apollo 17 5. Harrison Schmitt (April 23, 1932 – December 8 , 2015) – Command Module Pilot for Apollo 17 6 . Gregory Hines who flew as a payload specialist aboard STS-45 / Space Shuttle Endeavour November 11–15 , 1992

Does It Rain on Mars?

No, it does not rain on Mars.

The planet is too cold and dry to have any kind of precipitation.

Mars has a very thin atmosphere which makes the surface temperature around -70 degrees Celsius (-94 degrees Fahrenheit). This is because there are no clouds in the sky or winds to carry water from the ocean or land onto the surface. The planet’s atmosphere consists of 96% carbon dioxide, 1% nitrogen and 1% oxygen. There is also an average air pressure of only 100 mb (1 atm) on Mars, compared to Earth’s 760 mb (8 atm).

This means that water vapour could not exist in large quantities on Mars because it would immediately freeze at low temperatures due to lack of air movement. Also, even if liquid water existed on Mars, it would be too cold for any form of precipitation such as snow or rain.

Do We Age Faster in Space?

No, our body functions the same way in space as it does on Earth. For example, we use up the same amount of oxygen when we breathe in space and when we breathe on Earth.

We do age faster in space because of changes that occur to our DNA over time.

However, there are some problems with living in space for long periods of time due to microgravity (the lack of weight) and radiation exposure from solar flares or galactic cosmic rays (high-energy particles). In addition, being exposed to low gravity can lead to bone loss, muscle atrophy and decreased bone density which could increase your risk for osteoporosis.

Is Mars Hot or Cold?

Mars is the second planet from the Sun and it is known as the Red Planet. The average temperature on Mars is -63°C (146°F) but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t any water present on this planet. There are several signs of liquid water including frozen brine and seasonal frost.

When we talk about water, it must be in liquid form because if there’s no liquid, then how can you have life? It may sound weird but there has been a discovery of salt crystals in Martian soil which proves that there could be some kind of liquid water on Mars.

The atmosphere of Mars is so thin that it takes only 90 minutes for a single rocket to travel from Earth to Mars. This means that when people land on Mars they will experience rapid acceleration due to gravity effect which would cause severe injuries like broken bones and other serious problems like disorientation, nausea etc. In fact, astronauts traveling through space have experienced these effects during their journey as well! So yes I think it would be better if we don’t go to mars at all!


How did the Red Planet’s surface and atmosphere look like? What was the temperature like? Was there any actual water on Mars? Could humans survive there if they were stranded? And many more! You must have wondered these questions and many more while watching the awesome Matt Damon and Jeff Daniels as astronauts stranded on Mars. In order to answer these and many more, this article will try to bring you up to speed with a handy Martian reference article for your future trips to the red planet.

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