Private initiative plans research flight to Mars until 2009 German TV ZDF

An association from scientists, engineers and technicians plans a research flight up to the year 2009 to Mars. Up to then the Marburger association AMSAT wants to send a satellite as well as a probe according to data of a speaker to the neighbour planet of the earth. The association has approximately 1200 members country widely, that work all to a large extent honorary on the project.