Michael D. Lemonick"Newsday"In this thoughtful, thorough and inspiring book...[Zubrin] systematically and convincingly destroys the conventional wisdom about Mars travel.
Now this makes for a very, very interesting read. If you have an interest in astronomy and like me have been questioning why aren't we colonising Mars then read this book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Doobleshaft
a better effort than the original 'how to live on mars'.
how can we not do it ?
This review refers to the 1996 hardback edition - a well-rounded, blatantly partisan book arguing why Mars should be the aim of space exploration and how to do it. Read morePublished on 20 April 2013 by Mr. P. A. Gower
An excellent book outlining why and how we should be on Mars by now. No serious level of maths or physics required just sit back and enjoy!Published on 24 Nov. 2012 by Jason Nelson
Recognising peoples interest in Mars Zubrin has put together a well sculpted book on his vision for exploring Mars. Read morePublished on 25 July 2010 by Mark Camlett
In 1989, in response to President George Bush's call for a manned mission to Mars, NASA produced a plan, a plan so expensive and unwieldy, it never had the chance to become... Read morePublished on 16 Aug. 2004 by Kurt A. Johnson
If you are at all interested in seeing mankind colonising space then you must read this book. Zubrin's background as an engineer and experience working with NASA grounds his... Read morePublished on 19 Jun. 2002
On one hand I thoroughly enjoyed reading Dr. Zubrin's book because it convincingly showed that we (i.e. humans) should have _already_ been to Mars 5 years ago. Read morePublished on 4 May 2001 by Fenton R. Heirtzler