Will We Be the First Martians?
People have dreamed of colonizing the Red Planet for more than a century. USA Today takes a look at NASA’s most recent Mars plan for landing astronauts there about 2035. The first outposts could come after 2060.
“Mars has captured the human imagination certainly since people started gazing up at the sky,” says NASA science chief John Grunsfeld. “There are really very few places that humans could actually go and live some day. Mars is one of those.”