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NaturalNews – David Gutierrez – Colonizing Mars Necessary To Save Human Species From Destruction, Says NASA Chief – 4 May 2014

Naturalnews-Logo2(NaturalNews) Humans must colonize Mars to ensure our survival as a species, said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden at the opening of the Humans 2 Mars Summit at George Washington University.

Bolden was speaking in support of the space agency’s plans to develop a new Orion crew capsule and Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket, continue research at the International Space Station, land a human crew on an asteroid in the mid-2020s and land humans on Mars by the mid-2030s. NASA’s plan to land humans on Mars consists of several steps, including “lassoing” an asteroid into the Moon’s orbit by 2015, learning to grow plants in space, and adapting 3D printers to produce repair parts for space shuttles. Continue reading

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