21st Century: Query 102 (Jim Lovell)
“We got to the moon on Christmas Eve 1968, at the end of a poor year for this country. We had Vietnam. We had civil unrest. We had the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King. But we went around the moon and saw the far side for the first time. A script writer couldn’t have done a better job of raising people’s hope.”
How might exploring and eventually colonizing Mars save humanity from going extinct?