Buzz Aldrin: The human price of putting a boot-print on Mars will be ‘worth it’

From an article by Jamie Seidel, News Corp Australia Network:

Radiation sickness. Brittle bones. Alzheimers. None of these will deter explorers in their quest to establish a foothold on Mars, says Apollo 11 hero Buzz Aldrin.

“Most people will say the big problem is going to be radiation,” he told News Corp yesterday.

“I don’t think we really understand how much we can take of that, or from how much we can be protected in efficient ways.

“But to hold astronauts to the same (safety) standards as those on the Earth is limiting….”

 

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