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Why the Deadline for Colonizing Mars is on the Horizon

By wochit 16 December 2016

After decades of space exploration, why exactly does Mars continue to inspire? Both the red planet and NASA are coasting on a wave of newfound popularity, taking center stage in big-budget Hollywood productions. The favorable treatment of NASA by Tinseltown comes at a time when the space agency recently discovered evidence for flowing water on Mars. The space agency last week openly declared colonizing the planet within the next 20 years "an achievable goal." Why the hurry? NASA's director of space exploration Jim Greene suggested Earth may be due for its next big extinction event. Greene said that Earth is an a dangerous part of the solar system and is in danger of being hit by a planet killing asteroid.