Thank you for reading, Yener. I agree- Mars faces the same dangers and certainly we will bring along many of the same human problems even if unintended. The primary goal of doing this is to set up another large human population somewhere else so that just in case something were to happen to Earth that wipes us out here, or removes our technological capability, there is a “backup”. Things like a solar flare, asteroid/comet, and supervolcanic eruptions are unlikely to hit both planets at the same time.

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