Story summary.Set on earth, with third Martian expedition ready to go - even though the first 2 have vanished.
Story is crazy ravings of a man, but perhaps is intended to set the mood for later stories - he's concerned about looming atomic war that is likely to happen within 2 years, & would rather get away from earth.
Fact sheet.First published: 1950.
Related: All stories of Ray Bradbury.
Note: Why is this post so short?