Mars mission is 'incredibly audacious plan'

Anu Ojha, Director National Space Academy Programme has said that although he is excited by the Mars mission he has more questions than answers after the announcement earlier.

He told ITV News, "This is an incredibly audacious plan - but we've had audacious plans in the past for human exploration towards Mars."

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Mars mission set for 2018

A non-profit organisation is hoping to send the first manned space mission to Mars in 2018.