NASA’s upcoming Artemis Moon program can be seen as an exercise for the final manned mission to Mars.
Strategies for accomplishing this daunting task are detailed in the revised list of planning objectives since Artemis.
On September 20th, NASA announced plans to send humans to Mars in the not too distant future. According to NASA’s “Moon to Mars” strategy, NASA will begin manned missions to Mars using the technology and skills gained from its lunar missions. A historic mission to Mars is tentatively scheduled to begin in the late 2030s or early 2040s. The recently announced list of goals spans “interdisciplinary science, transportation and habitation, lunar and martian infrastructure, operations, and a new domain, the Iteration Creed.”
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This document divides objectives into five categories. It is a repeated credo, science, infrastructure, transportation, habitation, and operations.
Jim Free, associate administrator for NASA’s Exploration Systems Development Mission Directorate, said: Able to weather political and funding shifts. ”
According to a NASA press release, the goal reflects a “mature strategy” to develop plans for “sustained human presence and exploration throughout the solar system.”
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Blueprint for future manned Mars mission released – Kelowna Capital News
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