Even from a sceptical point of view, and in light of the recent advances that have been made, we should be able to put foot on Mars by 2035. Of course, you can't put a chronological order to these things, but then it cannot be deemed impossible either. But before we do that ...

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Published: Mon 26 Apr 2004, 2:33 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 12:32 AM

we have to prepare people at the grassroots, children in school, the youth, and all those who look at the prospect of life on other planets as a distinct possibility. What we have planned in Dubai and in other parts of the world will acclimatise them to the idea of travelling to, and even inhabiting, another planet like Mars."

His own rocket design company, Starcraft Booster Inc., and the ShareSpace Foundation, a non-profit organisation is devoted to opening the doors to space tourism for all people.

According to Mohammed Arif Oomer and Stephen DeMilta, directors, Level Ten Entertainment, which represents SimEx-Iwerks in the Pan Arabian markets (26 countries), a number of investors have shown a keen interest in the project.

"According to present estimates we should have it up functioning in about three and a half years," he says. Come 2007 and people in the Emirates should get their first taste of space travel.

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