As promised when the snap shot report was presented to you all on February 11, you find here the full version of the Mars Generation National Poll, that measured the support of the US citizen for the exploration of Mars.
Tthe report with all findings and full analysis of the nationwide opinion poll about human and robotic exploration of Mars.
The Mars Generation Survey was designed to understand attitudes and opinions about space exploration missions, the goal of human space exploration, NASA’s budget, and the future of human space exploration. Incidentally “Mars Generation” is the word used by NASA to describe the generation of today, that will witness humans walking on Mars. Just like the “Apollo Generation” watched humans walk on our Moon.
The poll targeted a stratified random sample of 1,101 Americans 18 years and older and was taken between February 4, 2013, and February 6, 2013. 1,101 respondents representing a 95% confidence level and margin of error of +/-3% answered the survey online. The survey was conducted by email and targeted a nationwide sample. All efforts were made to ensure a representative sample of the U.S. population 18 years and older given normal standards of statistical sampling.
This full report includes additional findings by region, education-level, income-level and ethnicity.
find below the full report
The “Mars Generation” survey was conducted by the independent market research team at Phillips & Company and sponsored by Explore Mars, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and The Boeing Corporation.
Explore Mars and the George Washington University Space Policy Institute will host
the Humans to Mars (H2M) Summit on May 6-8, 2013, at the Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC,
to address the major technical, scientific, and policy related challenges of landing men and women on Mars within twenty years.
Featured speakers include Buzz Aldrin, Charlie Bolden, Vint Cerf, Dennis Tito, Rebecca Keiser, Miles O’Brien and Steve Squyres.
To register and learn more, visit