For, the moon is no longer enough.
Aldrin, who, along with op-ed in the Washington Post Wednesday, calling on Congress and President Donald Trump to get behind a serious effort to create a permanent human presence on Mars., walked on the moon during the landmark , penned an
"Human nature — and potentially the ultimate survival of our species — demands humanity's continued outward reach into the universe," Aldrin wrote.
He's not talking about "clever robots" or NASA's work on unmanned missions, it's time Mars is explored by "by living, breathing, walking, talking, caring and daring men and women.", either. Aldrin said that as much as he appreciates
Plans for sending humans to Mars are on the drawing board Musk sees a Mars base happening perhaps by 2028, and he has a vision for how a could take shape.and in the mind of entrepreneur Elon Musk. Although details are sketchy for now, NASA and the Trump administration have penciled in 2033 for when astronauts might make the first footprints on the red planet. Meanwhile,
Aldrin thinks we need to establish permanent settlements on Mars, and fairly soon.
"All of this is within reach for humans alive now, but it starts with a unified next step in space," he wrote.