If you were to step foot on Mars 200 years from now, you just might see a statue of this man when you land. Dr. Robert Zubrin is a world-renowned aerospace engineer who has pioneered the argument for humans to land on Mars for decades. While working for NASA, Dr. Zubrin and his colleague devised The Mars Direct plan. His ideas would allow us to reach Mars in an affordable and feasible manner with current technology. Yes – current technology. He then founded the international non-profit The Mars Society – which is the foremost organization dedicated to the manned exploration of Mars.