Monday, February 28, 2011


The spacecraft that will take a crew to Mars will be assembled in space. Up to 10 rockets will be required to carry equipment and the astronauts to the mothership. The 56-million-kilometer journey to and from the Red Planet could take up to three years. Will the fuel be thermo-nuclear or super-heated charged particles? Engineers must get it right the first time—or the astronauts will die.

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