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Burning of paper or plastic creates smoke

Smoke is created by fire, smouldering and some production processes. It is poisonous, and it is hard to filter out. In a Martian habitat the creation of smoke must be avoided.


Is strictly prohibited.

Fire protection

Production processes

Some high temperature processes create smoke. Those processes must be taken care of. Vacuum technology and strictly separated rooms are inevitable. The following processes are affected:

Food Preservation

Smoking is a common method of food preservation. Though likely impractical for a small settlement, smoked foods such as fish or jerky could be produced as a luxury item for trade with other settlements.