Reach for Mars, Kalam tells India The Times of India

President APJ Abdul Kalam on Wednesday predicted that the planet Mars would become a home for human habitation in the next three decades and moon a major space industry base. “Mars might become a base for human habitation after 30 years and the moon would be a powerful space industry base,” he said interacting with BEL employees from New Delhi over video conference during the golden jubilee celebrations of the public sector giant.