Aerospace engineer and writer. Founder of Mars Society. Space exploration theorist, author of multiple concepts for space engines. Inspired Elon Musk to create SpaceX.
The organization promoting the idea of Mars colonization. Informs the public, media, and government about the benefits of the Red Planet explorations and studies the private funding possibilities for the mission to Mars. Robert Zubrin founded the organization in 1998. Since them, James Cameron and Stanley Robinson joined the Mars Society, and for some time Elon Musk was one of the Directors Board members.