Poll: 50 Years After Apollo 11 More Americans Now Back Mars Landing

Americans are more willing to pay for a mission that would land an astronaut on Mars, a Gallup poll conducted in the lead-up to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing has found.

The poll asked 1,018 adults living in the U.S. over the course of two weeks at the end of June if they would support the government setting aside money for a human mission to the Red Planet. Gallup had asked the same question just after the return of Apollo 11,

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