Mars Trip Not on Political Radar? What a shame. It should be or something that could inspire a new generation of people to think outside the box. It's been too long since the entire world had a goal - the International Space Station is too close to home and the moon - well - we've been there. I think a Mars mission might unite the entire freakin' planet - well - here's to hoping it would given the current state of bombings daily in just about every country in the world.