Mars Generation Survey first results

First results of the survey among general Americans are out.

The survey was conducted between Feb. 4, 2013, and Feb. 6, 2013, targeting a stratified random sample of 1,101 respondents representing a 95% confidence level and margin of error of +/-3%. 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.

find here a snapshot of the first results

Mars Generation survey snapshot report, February 11, 2013

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.

A full report containing the survey findings is scheduled to be released on March 4. The full report will include additional findings by region, education-level, income-level and ethnicity.

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, Rebecca Keiser, Miles O’Brien and Steve Squyres.
To register and learn more, visit

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