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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.

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Mars mission receives $10 donation from 6-year-old boy

Speaking at the Inspiration Mars Foundation launch Taber MacCallum highlighted both the charitable fund raising and the hope for education when citing a recent $10 donation from a 6-year-old boy who said, "I want to be one of the first to send a donation - because this is my Apollo."

Several of those speaking at the launch have referenced the Apollo missions as inspiration.

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