June 5, 2014

Report: NASA Can't Get Humans to Mars

Joel Achenbach, Washington Post

The Associated Press

A sweeping review of NASA’s human spaceflight program has concluded that the agency has an unsustainable and unsafe strategy that will prevent the United States from achieving a human landing on Mars in the foreseeable future.

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TAGGED: Nasa, Mars


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Robin Wylie, Conversation
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May 28, 2014
Martian Volcano May Have Been Habitable
Brown University
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