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DiCaprio ‘reveals he’s planning a trip to Mars’ during climate change talk

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He’s traversed the sea, fought through the brutal terrain of the Wild West and survived exploring the human psyche.

But it seems that Leonardo DiCaprio now has his sights set on the final frontier. Space.

Speaking at the South By South Lawn talk at the White House on Monday, the 41-year-old actor let slip that he had signed up for a shuttle trip to Mars.

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Betting it all on Red? It seems that Leonardo DiCaprio now has his sights set on the final frontier. Space

Betting it all on Red? It seems that Leonardo DiCaprio now has his sights set on the final frontier. Space

Interviewing President Barack Obama and climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe about the issues of climate change Leonardo let slip that he’d signed up for a mission to the red planet.

As the trio discussed the effect of climate change on planet Earth, the talk took an unexpected turn when Dr. Hayhoe made a quip about a mission to Mars.

Referencing the off-world colony projects being championed by the likes of Elon Musk, the Canadian scientist quipped:

‘If you’re a human living on this planet – which most of us are, yeah? As long as we haven’t signed up for the trip to Mars – I don’t want to know if anyone has – I think you’re crazy.’

To which the Oscar-winning actor responded: ‘I did.’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3823210/Leonardo-DiCaprio-reveals-s-planning-trip-Mars-climate-change-talk.html#ixzz4MEvXYVoJ
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