I disagree... and it seems like some other folks do as well. Techdirt sums up a few recent articles about trips to Mars:
But as more and more space programs target Mars as a destination, it looks increasingly likely that humans will make it there someday. Here are just a few milestones on the road to Mars.
They mention The Mars Foundation's plans for a flyby, Elon Musk's more ambitious plans for a landing and a colony, and a couple of other Mars-related links.
Seems as if there are some folks who maybe don't want to live on this planet anymore.