Brian Gembarski: Most likely to live on mars


Karlee Flyte



Dedicated senior Brian Gembarski was an overall outstanding Slater and will continue his education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to major Astronomical Engineering and ultimately design space crafts.

What is your favorite quote to live by and why?

Something I always say to myself is the phrase “Not good enough” I live by this in order to constantly push myself to be better. Because nothing I do will ever be good enough, I have to keep working, learning, and growing in order to chase the unreachable goal of perfection.

What would be the greatest thing about living on mars and why?

The greatest thing about living on Mars would be the discoveries that could be made! Everything would be experimental, testing how to live, seeing how the environment affects humans. Having practically every day be an adventure, I would be able to explore literally a whole new world.

If you could bring one thing with you what would it be and why?

If I could bring anything, I would want to bring a dog or some form of plant. The plant so that way I would have something from Earth to remind me of the life that I left. The dog would be because I really like dogs.

What would you do all day long on Mars?

I would do whatever the organization that got me there wants me to do. If they want me to sample rocks, I’ll sample rocks. If they want me to clean the facilities, I’ll do that. I just want to be a part of the team.

How would you prepare to go to Mars?

I’d have to go to college and get a degree. Right now I’m leaning towards aerospace engineering. After that I’d need to get a job with a company such as NASA or SpaceX, and work my way to becoming an astronaut.

What would you miss most about Earth?

The thing I would miss the most about Earth would be the life. I would miss hiking through forests, climbing trees, and observing nature.

What would you do to survive during the Martian dust storms?

I would follow the protocol that was given. It would probably entail staying inside a shelter.

What is your best high school memory and why?

I don’t know about this one. Even if I did know the best memory, that would be for me to share with my friends, not everybody.

Which band could play the soundtrack to your high school career and why?

I would want Two Steps from Hell to orchestrate the soundtrack of my high school career. They make a lot of epic, cinematic music that always makes the day feel cool.

If there were a movie made about your high school days, which actor would play your part and why?

I’m not sure who actually would, but I would want Chris Hemsworth to play myself. Although I’m not as tall, buff, or attractive he would definitely make me look cool.

Where do you predict you’ll end up in ten years and why?

I have no clue where I’ll end up. It will probably be nowhere I expected it to be though.

Do you feel that you are the best person to survive on mars and why?

No. I don’t think I’m the best person to live on Mars. But it is my goal to prove that I can, and to get the opportunity to try.

Why would Mars be the best planet to live on?

Mars is definitely not the best planet to live on. It’s just the closest planet and the most realistic option for my lifetime.

What is unique about mars that you would enjoy most?

It’s not Earth. That’s why I’d enjoy it. I’d be able to explore a new planet and provide information to Earth about the life.

What method of transportation would you want to use to get to mars?

You pretty much need to use a rocket to leave Earth, and then some sort of vessel to get to Mars.