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Mars Society seeks to rescue crewed mission

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Is there life on Mars? Who knows, but if the US House of Representatives gets its way, no human will be making the trip to find out. Its proposed yearly budget for NASA contains a provision banning the funding of anything related to the human exploration of Mars. The Mars Society, a US charity, is trying to drum up supporters to rescue funding for crewed missions to the Red Planet. Chris Carberry, the society’s political director, says the immediate effect of a ban on spending would be small but symbolic: “If it stays for multiple years,