(REUTERS/NASA/Greg Shirah/Handout) Today, as America plans to lead efforts to send humans to Mars … We should go to Mars.

While some believe that space travel and research in the field has advantages, there are others who criticize the field for having no real benefit for mankind.

Not only is space a vacuum environment that does not support human life without protection, but we do not know what may be lying in wait for us out there. Debate Heats Up Over the Search for Life on Mars Some scientists worry we'll 'infect' the red planet with microbes from Earth — or bring dangerous microbes back here. We really should go. Mars is the first step in exploring the solar system.

Governments are restricted and private organizations with the most resources have the chance to make huge profits. Space exploration is almost like science fiction. Also we could take better care for mars and not pollute it like Earth. When asked in 2013 if we should go to Mars , he responded: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope snapped this shot of Mars on Aug. 26, 2003, when the Red Planet was 34.7 million miles from Earth. Instead of spending the money for space researches, they can use the money to reduce the poverty in some of the underdeveloped nations. Apr 25, 2014. Space exploration invokes the interest of many. Space is one big mystery, very little is known. Similar to Earth, Mars is tilted 25 degrees relative to its orbit around the Sun, which gives it Earth-like seasons. NASA warns people that a human mission to Mars will be difficult and the potential for disaster is a high. It allows us to see what the universe offers beyond on our planet.

144985. NASA warns people that a human mission to Mars will be difficult and the potential for disaster is a high. Such as if humans can live there. Going to mars is worth the risk. The planet Mars showing showing Terra Meridiani is seen in an undated NASA image. It seems that we’re more likely to establish a base on the moon before Mars. Less than six months ago the crash of Columbia shook not only NASA, but the American people as well.

Mars also has many more reasons for exploration than Mars. 14 Strikingly Fascinating Pros and Cons of Space Exploration.
Seemingly within grasp, Mars appears as… Should humanity establish colonies on Mars?

From Mars we can easily reach the asteroid belt for resources and we can even launch probes from Mars into the outer solar system using less fuel.

2004 : "We learned in the 1960s that Mars's surface has features that, as far as we can tell, can only have been made in the presence of water: standing water, running water, deluging water.