NASA manned Mars mission details emerge

It’s always cool to imagine this happening. These details make it seem possible. A 400,000kg (880,000lb) Marship would be assembled in orbit using six Ares V cargo launch vehicle flights for a 900-day mission to the red planet. – The spacecraft would take a “minimal crew” to Mars in six to seven months, with the crew spending up to 550 days on the surface.

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