Coffee was brought in by an orderly and placed on a small table nearby. A cup was poured and given first to the Major, then another one to Alice.
“It was hard building the infrastructure we have today, but we have all of our needs in place for water and power resources,” he continued. “Got some great solar collectors over there on the easterly flats. Can’t keep the wind generators going with the way the Martian winds blow, except for a few spots near the Station. That is why this base was built here in this crater near the western rim, most of the time we just use
nuclear fuel. Our windmills are small but many, as compared to the ones they use on Earth."