Italian Mars Society:
from Italy to reach Mars
The Mars Society is a non-profit organization that has set as its objective to promote human exploration and colonization of Mars. To accomplish this the Mars Society promotes activities that lead to a broad public involvement to instill the vision of the conquest of the red planet. It also supports exploration programs funded by governments and private and seeks to involve small and medium enterprises in research related to the exploration of Mars, to allow the creation of a new economy based on space colonization.
The association was founded in the US in 1998 by Robert Zubrin and now has offices in many countries around the world. Among these there is also Italy, the Italian Mars Society, founded by Antonio Del Mastro.
Promote the objective of the exploration and settlement on the Red Planet. This will be done through:
- An extensive public involvement to instill the vision of the conquest of Mars;
- Support for more intensive exploration programs funded by governments and large companies in the space sector;
- Involve small and medium-sized enterprises in research related to the exploration of Mars and help them to create a new economy based on space colonization.