How do you get to the Red Planet? Not via a benighted government program trapped in red tape. Art Thrasher knows this. He is a man with a driving vision to send humans to Mars. Thrasher has a plan to form a club of billionaires to chip in one billion a year until the dream is accomplished. A billionaire himself and the president of a successful company, it will take all his wiles to overcome setbacks and sabotage and get a rocket full of scientists, engineers, visionaries and dreamers on their way to the Red Planet.