Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union

Mars Summit Explores Options for Human Missions to the Red Planet

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Abstract

The United States “needs to begin the homesteading and settlement of Mars,” Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin told participants at the Humans to Mars Summit on 8 May in Washington, D. C. “It is within reach technically and budgetarily. Even in a period of fiscal challenges, the United States needs to consider this program with long-term planning.”

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