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NASA Releases Blueprint for Future Crewed Mars Mission

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NASA Releases , Blueprint for Future , Crewed Mars Mission.
NASA's upcoming Artemis Moon program
can be seen as a practice run for
an eventual crewed mission to Mars.
Gizmodo reports that the strategy for achieving
this daunting task was detailed in a revised list
of planning objectives for Artemis and beyond.
Gizmodo reports that the strategy for achieving
this daunting task was detailed in a revised list
of planning objectives for Artemis and beyond.
On September 20, NASA released
a blueprint for sending humans
to Mars in the not-too-distant future.
According to NASA's "Moon to Mars" strategy,
the space agency will use technology and skills acquired
in Moon missions to launch a crewed Mars mission. .
That historic mission to the Red Planet
is tentatively scheduled to launch
in the late 2030s or early 2040s.
The recently-released list of objectives spans, "multidisciplinary science, transportation
and habitation, lunar and Martian infrastructure,
operations, and a new domain: recurring tenets.".
Gizmodo reports that the document
breaks objectives down into five categories: , recurring tenets, science, infrastructure,
transportation and habitation and operations.
We’re helping to steward humanity’s
global movement to deep space, Jim Free, NASA’s associate administrator for the Exploration Systems Development Mission Directorate, via Gizmodo.
The objectives will help ensure a long-term
strategy for solar system exploration can
retain constancy of purpose and weather
political and funding changes, Jim Free, NASA’s associate administrator for the Exploration Systems Development Mission Directorate, via Gizmodo.
According to a NASA press release, the objectives
reflect a "matured strategy" for developing a plan for , "sustained human presence and
exploration throughout the solar system."
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