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Mars Now: Mission Possible

Inspiration Mars Mission

The means for missions to Mars, the moon and deep space are within current capabilities.

By assembling mission ships in low Earth orbit (LEO), it is possible to mount deep-space flights using existing equipment.

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Mid-Century Life on Mars

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Mid-Century Life on Mars

By Doug Turnbull

 

Sunday, August 31st marked the end of the application period for future astronauts hoping to catch a ride on a rocket to Mars. The project, known as Mars One, is a non-profit foundation established with the eventual goal of using existing transportation and other technologies to arrive at and settle on Mars. As a hard science fiction writer, I have spent some time attempting to envision what life might be like as a settler on Mars thirty-five years from now. If any of the three or four major private sector plans to travel to Mars come to fruition, we may well find out if my predictions are right.

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