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PWSP 2.0 To Mars and Beyond on the wings of the Private Sector ( Part 2 /4 )

15 Nov 2013, 04:28 UTC
PWSP 2.0 To Mars and Beyond on the wings of the Private Sector ( Part 2 /4  )
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MAKING THE CASE FOR
A
MULTI-YEAR PUBLIC-PRIVATE MARS CONSORTIUM

Humans on Mars by 2026?

"Could humans land on Mars earlier than 2033 through a public private partnership? Could we develop the technologies required ( e.g NTRs or Methane-Oxygen HLV Engines) better, faster and cheaper by having a private - public consortium lead an effort supported by NASA with its vast pool of of skill and real world space flight know how.

Could we for example combine the efforts of the groups like Mars Society, Spacex, Boeing, Bigelow, Inspiration Mars , ESA and NASA into creating a mission architecture for one of humanity's greatest challenges that of colonizing a new world.
A new world that would become humanity's Disaster Recovery site.

Humans to set foot on Mars by 2033

Could we have the private sector take on the Risks that NASA (Or any other Govt. agency ) can't so things are done quicker.

The answer appears to be, Yes...."

- DRS Rant 11/14/2013

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BY JAMES HUTCHINSON

More than 3.2 million people tuned in to watch a one-tonne robot, the Curiosity rover, land on Mars last year, but expect billions to watch when humans step ...

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