Category: BBC Radio 5 Live

Apollo 8 Pilot Bill Anders: Sending Astronauts to Mars Would be ‘Almost Ridiculous’

One of the first astronauts to orbit the Moon said on Wednesday that it’s “stupid” to plan human missions to Mars. Bill Anders, who was the lunar module pilot for NASA’s Apollo 8 mission, told BBC Radio 5 Live that sending crews to the Red Planet would be “almost ridiculous.”