Fast Track Mars Mission

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Dan Vance

PostPosted: April 11, 2017 4:12 PM 

KEATS: Proposal for a minimum-length Mars mission to increase probablility of success/minimize risks.

John Radogno

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PostPosted: April 12, 2017 12:04 PM 

I think your idea is a good one, although very expensive, it would be setting up a permanent infrastructure for Mars/Earth travel. Here is a NASA design for a deep space habitat:

Boeing offers this idea below for an early Mars trip. It includes two Orion type capsules with a total crew of six, the idea being redundancy so that all six astronauts could return in one capsule if the other failed:

Dan Vance

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PostPosted: April 12, 2017 4:55 PM 

Thanks John. Not sure if it would really be any more expensive than some of the other proposed missions, especially those that rely on new and untested technologies.


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