In a Q&A interview, Professor Amy Webb discusses her work as a futurist consultant for the TV series "The First"
— October 26, 2018
Excerpt from Channel 4 -- "Given what we know to be true today, yes—it’s plausible that humans will travel to Mars sometime around 2031. However, there are a number of dependencies that could accelerate or decelerate that time horizon. Regulation, geopolitical strife, the availability of certain components and climate change all have the potential to derail our journey to Mars. On the other hand, they could also help us get there sooner."