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Hal Fulton, VP of MarsDrive, was the guest for this program. You can follow our discussion by visiting the MarsDrive website, www.marsdrive.com. During this interview, we spoke with Hal about why Mars and the timing for going to Mars, the outreach and educational efforts for MarsDrive, educating teachers first, then students, LEO first, and more. One of the listeners inquired about Hal's book, "The Space Activist's Handbook," and we learned that politicians were rated in the book as to their position on space issues. Listeners and I asked him about the ratings for a few politicians and also about the congressional votes that support the individual ratings. Listeners also asked Hal about Second Life, why MarsDrive is in Second Life, and what MarsDrive hopes to achieve by being in Second Life. This conversation was extended to include YouTube, MySpace, and FaceBook which as Hal and I both pointed out have the potential to reach far more people regarding Mars and space matters than most any other means. You will not want to miss this discussion. Another interesting discussion string on this program came from a UCLA graduate challenging the reasonableness of going to Mars and wondering if all of this is just a silly pipe dream for our nation and society. This UCLA grad asked about costs for a Mars mission, timelines, and other questions as she was trying to make a mission to Mars real from her perspective. I am not sure this listener was satisfied by the answers, what do you think? Later, an architect from San Francisco joined the discussion wondering what type of settlement would actually exist on Mars early on and then later. For example, by settlement did Hal and MarsDrive mean a real community on Mars with services and places to go similar to what we have here on Earth or more like living like cavemen. You do not want to miss this discussion. Also, another listener from Wichita asked about the human factors issues for going to Mars, including microgravity, radiation, mental, emotional, and stress issues for long duration spaceflight/settlement. Again, don't miss this discussion. Hal Fulton can be reach for additional questions or comments or for more information about MarsDrive by email at email@example.com.