PERSONAL EFFECTS

All of crew going to Mars are given a specific weight limit on items to take on the voyage, which isn’t as restrictive as it sounds. Keep in mind that the ship’s 3D printer can create most any item; when one of the children gets bored with a toy, it goes into the mix of plastics and emerges as something new.

…Probably as something sharp to get stepped on.
We all submitted a list, which went through Mission Control for approval. Mine was a special case since I basically live inside my mascot costume, interacting with the world virtually. I don’t really require actual objects, therefore I was able to trade my allotment for extra bandwidth.
That resulted in quite a lively marketplace of bartering, which will probably continue throughout the trip. One suspects that Jenny will end up controlling most the available resources.

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