Some scientists fear a mission to Mars would be expensive and the astronauts would struggle to survive, much like in the film Red Planet (Photo from The Daily Mail)
From The Daily Mail:
The first astronauts sent to Mars should be prepared to never return to Earth, according to moonwalker Buzz Aldrin.
Like the European pioneers who set out for America they should set out knowing they will spend their lives there, the second man on the Moon said. Though presumably they would hope to survive longer than their first harsh winter.
In an interview the outspoken former astronaut said the Red Planet, which appears to have fast reserves of frozen water at each pole, has far greater potential for habitation than the Moon.
'It is nearer terrestrial conditions, much better than the Moon and any other place,' the 78-year-old said.
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