Originally Posted by Chief Roundup
Yeah you know supplies would be an extreme amount of money until they get vegetation growing. Assuming most things, if not all, would be powered through a type of kenetic energy solar and wind and probably even piezoelectric energy cells. Those things will be extreme expensive as well but once the initial setup is built and they get some vegetation growing the price would be insignificant. The science that is to be gained could even help to offset the initial costs.
It seems like the first step would be to send some setup that automatically starts growing vegetation. You do that, then you wait a couple of crop seasons, and then send the people.