techfun89 writes: Russia plans on sending cosmonauts to the moon as well as unmanned spacecrafts to Mars, Jupiter and Venus by 2030. To date, the United States is still the only country who has successfully landed landers on Mars. Considering the recent launch failures in Russia, these plans seem very ambitious.
"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity
is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth.
-- Alfred North Whitehead