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USA: Mars Society Convention launches in D.C.01:30

USA: Mars Society Convention launches in D.C.

United States, Washington, D.C.
August 13, 2015 at 19:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

The 18th Annual International Mars Society Convention kicked-off Thursday at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. to discuss the latest developments of the planned human missions to Mars. President of the Mars Society, Dr. Robert Zubrin, addressed the audience on recent issues related to the space missions to the Red Planet.

Zubrin went on to encourage the audience to raise their voice and take the opportunity to ask presidential candidates touring the country about the Mars programme. "They are out there eating donuts, Dunkin Donuts, and you can go up to them, they are pretending to be one of us, right. And you can say to them, what you gonna do to give this country a space programme that is worthy of the nation of pioneers?"

The 18th Annual International Mars Society Convention will last until August 16.

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The 18th Annual International Mars Society Convention kicked-off Thursday at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. to discuss the latest developments of the planned human missions to Mars. President of the Mars Society, Dr. Robert Zubrin, addressed the audience on recent issues related to the space missions to the Red Planet.

Zubrin went on to encourage the audience to raise their voice and take the opportunity to ask presidential candidates touring the country about the Mars programme. "They are out there eating donuts, Dunkin Donuts, and you can go up to them, they are pretending to be one of us, right. And you can say to them, what you gonna do to give this country a space programme that is worthy of the nation of pioneers?"

The 18th Annual International Mars Society Convention will last until August 16.

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