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Re: starship-design: Alien life

Kyle wrote:

>Any lifeforms that exist on a hostile world would likely
>have to [be able to] survive on nearly anything.
>As such, they could prove to be incredibly dangerous to humans.

Unless they have competition. Take a cactus, they can live on almost barren
ground, with extreme temperature and moist differences. Yet, in less barren
places other plants seem to be able to take advantage of the better
conditions unlike the cactus which will stand little chance.