Honestly I would prefer a reboot over a sequel or prequel.
The Dutch non-profit foundation Mars One issued a statement countering the need for a Fatwa of such a nature on the grounds that by the time humans arrive to Mars, there might already be settlements established ahead of time by previous "unmanned" missions. This to me a solid point on why such a Fatwa is not needed. But to be fair to the GAIAE, until such a settlement is established on Mars as the Dutch foundation suggested, the Fatwa might be warranted. Emphasis on the word "might".
But I doubt the fatwa would ever last at all considering the pace of humanity's technological progress. In fact, I get a strange feeling we might have a colony on Mars sooner rather than later within at our current lifetime.
But let's be serious here, if a Muslim goes to Mars for the sole purpose of living there against the Fatwa, what the hell is the GAIAE going to do? Send an angry letter? pfft. Those first Muslim Martians will be millions of miles away mingling with folks of other faiths or no faiths at all. In fact, if you're a astronaut going to Mars, it's very likely you're among the best and brightest. There are psychological and physical screenings after all to make sure only capable and sound people go to Mars. That said, that means that Mars will home to very intelligent people who follow logic a lot better than what religious leaders can achieve.
Anyways, this brought up a good point though of a slightly different topic. In space, who is to say which planet takes precedence if Mars is colonized with Muslims? Considering the rotation of both planets and the separate orbits that they have, how will a Muslim Martian know which way to face for Mecca? Or what about the daily prayers? Does the Martian day take precedence or does the Earth still take precedence? Or what if the earth does get completely destroyed and the Martians are all that's left? How would they continue their traditions without a Mecca to look at?
This might turn out to be a very interesting discussion.
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