Obama vows to send people to Mars by the 2030s


Obama has vowed to help send people to Mars within the next 15 years

Obama has vowed to help send people to Mars within the next 15 years

 U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to help send people to Mars within the next 15 years. 

In an op-ed for CNN, the president said that the U.S. government would be partnering with private companies to ‘to build new habitats that can sustain and transport astronauts on long-duration missions in deep space.’ 

‘We have set a clear goal vital to the next chapter of America’s story in space: sending humans to Mars by the 2030s and returning them safely to Earth, with the ultimate ambition to one day remain there for an extended time,’ Obama wrote in the opinion piece. 

‘The next step is to reach beyond the bounds of Earth’s orbit. I’m excited to announce that we are working with our commercial partners to build new habitats that can sustain and transport astronauts on long-duration missions in…



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