Paying attention to Martian morals
This article was originally published in the San Francisco Chronicle on October 16, 2016.
Writing for CNN, President Obama revealed the next chapter of America’s story in space — sending humans on a round-trip journey to Mars by the 2030s. The ultimate goal is for humans to one day remain on Mars for some extended period of time. This giant leap to the red planet highlights the best of who we are as Americans — “curiosity and exploration, innovation and ingenuity, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible and doing it before anyone else,” to quote Obama.