Greta Thunberg satirical tourism ad
The young Swedish activist Greta Thunberg released a video in which she ironic about the colonization of Mars by humans while the Earth is neglected, a planet that according to experts is going through a climate change that puts its existence at risk.
In the video, Mars is ironically shown as an ideal place for humans to live, where there are no wars, crime, pandemics or pollution.
“Mars, a pristine planet, a new world where we can start over. Mars offers maximum freedom. Freedom to pave a new path for humans. Freedom to create a new way of life. Freedom to forever change the course of humanity “says a voiceover as images of the red planet appear.
At the end of the spot launched by Fridays for future (FFF), the environmental student movement created by Greta Thunberg, claims that 99% of the population will stay on Earth, which is why it calls for taking care of it and fighting climate change.
The campaign aims against the arrival of the Perseverance rover on Mars, the most ambitious space mission of the POT It will look for signs of ancient microbial life.
FILE PHOTO. Image of the Rover Perseverance, the largest and most sophisticated laboratory spacecraft to reach Mars, in an illustration courtesy of the US space agency. NASA / JPL-Caltech / Handout via REUTERS. ATTENTION EDITORS: THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY
In this regard, FFF, through a statement, assured that “Space programs funded by governments and 1% of the world’s ultra-rich are focused on Mars” and states that NASA’s Perseverance cost 2.7 billion dollars to develop, launch, operations and analyze while “most humans will never have the opportunity to visit or live on Mars.”.
“This is not due to a lack of resources, but to the fact that our global systems do not care about us and refuse to take equitable action,” the document reads.
It is estimated that the arrival of the Perseverance rover to Mars will be this Thursday at 20.55 GMT.
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