Mark your calendars.
“If we are accelerating the moon landing, we are accelerating the Mars landing,” Jim Bridenstine said during a panel discussion of space agency heads at the International Astronautical Congress in Washington DC.
“I suggest we can do it by 2035.”
Bridenstine made a similar pledge back in April but with an earlier deadline, according to the report. He suggested at a hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee that astronauts will be able to walk on Mars by 2033.