Flying to Mars and terraforming it – interview with dr Robert Zubrin

We talked with dr Robert Zubrin, engineer, creator of “Mars Direct” – revolutionary plan to go to Mars using existing technologies on a budget – founder of Mars Society and author of “Case for Mars”.

Our topics were:

  • Are we closer or further to Mars since his book Case For Mars published in mid 90′.
  • Elon Musk and SpaceX – their role in Mars case.
  • Is terraforming of Mars possible?
  • Should we do it? Is it ethical?
  • How human civilisation will look like on Mars?

The interview took place during European Rover Challenge, September 2018.