America will get to Mars by the 2030s: President Obama lays out plan for the red planet and says 'ultimate ambition' is a long term colony
President Obama has a plan to get humans to Mars by the 2030s.
In an op-ed for CNN, the president revealed his goals for space exploration in the foreseeable future, including a manned mission to the red planet and a safe return trip to Earth, and the ‘ultimate ambition’ of a long-term stay.
The piece precedes the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh set to take place on Thursday, during which ‘scientists, engineers, innovators and students’ will team up to discuss future initiatives.
OBAMA'S DREAMS FOR MARS In a 2010 speech at the Kennedy Space Centre, Barack Obama first said it... read more
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