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Marc-André Miserez, Expertise: natural science, such as particle physics, astrophysics and space travel – and also rock (believe it or not, there are people who still listen to that kind of music!)

Is human exploration of Mars worth the costs and risks?

Should humans try to set foot on the Red Planet, or should it remain the work of robots?

We hosted a live debate on this topic with researchers Sylvia Ekström and Javier Nombela arguing that human exploration of Mars is too risky, and Swiss Mars Society President Pierre Brisson arguing that it's possible and important to pursue. Highlights are in the video below.

What do you think?

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