How Close Are We To Colonizing Mars?

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 2:33pm
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A view of Mars.

Mars has been the place that people from multiple nations and representing many age groups have dreamed about going to.

Science fiction is full of stories about figuring out how to get there and colonize the so-called red planet. So how close are we?

We spoke with National Geographic space correspondent Andrew Fazekas, also known as “The Night Sky Guy.”