Personal mission to Mars Daily Herald

Imagine it’s 2100.
Human beings have destroyed Earth.
Do you and your family have a plan?
If you’re a member of the Mars Society you do.
Since 1998, the group – which is holding its annual conference this weekend in Chicago – has been advocating and planning for human exploration of the red planet.
“It may be where we’re going to have our great-grandchildren living some day,” said legendary science fiction writer Frederik Pohl of Palatine.