You can get more intelligent just like you can lose it as well.
Worse yet, all of those round trips are done synchronously.
Don't blame the protocol for a problem with an implementation.
Unfortunately, it seems your brain is to puny to understand math and the objective measures that are used to measure colour reproduction.
You must be from one of those countries with third world education systems.
Canadians and Mexicans both seem to understand inches better.
Damn procedural thinkers, they should be teaching lisp in grade schools.
What's funny is how many people will think you're being serious and you're a crazy bible thumper... except it's clear you haven't read the bible.
What would be really sad is if you were a bible thumper and didn't know anything about your 'holy' book.
LIke all the money that goes to the medical industry because of all the problems caused by incorrect elimination posture!! And those knees don't magically lose their flexibility on their own! Physiotherapists need love too! Why even the pot and chiropractic industries get to cash in on the resulting back problems after the knees go!
Just build specially designed pipelines with parabolic reflectors under them to separate out the salt.
Why's everybody got to think harder not smarter.
Of course, logic in agriculture never cuts it in the US.
Plants never grow 'up', they grow towards the light. The only thing people THOUGHT would be a problem is root formation, but it turns out that doesn't depend on gravity either.
The easy solution, as opposed to your high embodied energy tech, is to surround your growing space with water, you need to store it anyways. Takes care of the radiation and allows light through.
Realistically, Mars or the moon is where we'd be going first. An aquaponics setup would make the most logical sense for a starter colony to provide fish, oxygen and fuel(algae), radiation protection, recycling of urine, etc... With composting of human fecal matter through concentrated solar to produce biochar and hot water. Then usage of dust, pebbles, rocks, from digging out habitats, some for concrete, some for drainage, some for soil(biochar and compost) amendment.
All of which is doable right now and since life tends to always find a way, you'll get your specialized bacteria soon enough.
The US has certainly done a disservice to the world with it's Reefer madness.