Frank O'Dea "Life on Mars"
Oil on canvas - includes autograph of Buzz Aldrin. This painting is also available as a limited edition giclee print (eur40 including mountboard and backing, or eur90 framed).
Buzz Aldrin is an American former astronaut, engineer and fighter pilot. Aldrin made three spacewalks as pilot of the 1966 Gemini 12 mission, and as the lunar module pilot on the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, he and mission commander Neil Armstrong were the first two humans to land on the Moon.
"Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration" is a 2013 book written by Aldrin and Leonard David. The book was released on May 7, 2013 by National Geographic Books.[In the book, Aldrin outlines his plan for humans to be able to colonize Mars by the year 2035. The books goes over a number of past and then current space concepts, policy, and future mission concepts. He encouraged future missions to not focus on strictly on Mars exploration, but also on Mars settlement.
The books goes beyond just Mars missions to review the overall space exploration vision-scape, such as considering the viability of Lunar missions and international cooperation in space.