Media playback is unsupported on your device

How to put a human on Mars

22 July 2013 Last updated at 15:48 BST

An Imperial College London team of scientists discuss how we could put a human on Mars.

They describe the crafts and engineering they would use to try and get a human onto the surface of the Red Planet and back safely to Earth.

Video journalist: Neil Bowdler. Animation: George Spencer. Music: Spiro.

Most watched

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.