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PWSP 2.0 To Mars and Beyond on the wings of the Private Sector ( Part 4/4 ) - Why Rush? Let's Go Nuclear

24 Nov 2013, 22:36 UTC
PWSP 2.0 To Mars and Beyond on the wings of the Private Sector ( Part 4/4 ) - Why Rush? Let's Go Nuclear
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First Private Mission to Mars fails to Launch...But why the Rush?"....First private sector to MARS mission will need a new ride as it appears NASA SLS won't be made available even if 30% cost are picked up by Tito's Group..." Comparing the MARs crew capsules - Orion offers most space.There is a "small" company out Hawthorne, CA that has a lower cost heavy lift rocket that could do the job perhaps as early as 2018. Spacex Rev 1.0 Dragon Capsule on MARs. First manned flight 2016 using Dragon 2 Capsule.A company that also coincidently also wants to go to MARs. But the risks involved with going to MARs in 2018 are significant given our technical readiness which is essentially zero. A direct results of Congress' budgetary dithering on NASA's budget over the years - but I digress. A better round trip attempt time window would be ~2022-2030 when InspirationMARS could test directly help test NASA DRM 5.0 components on or near MARs. $300M in the bank collecting interest over 10 years is real world klout. Source : NASA : NTR Rocket from DRM 5.0However, InspirationMARS would need some sort of NTR/NEP Mars Transfer Vehicle MTV propulsion to make up the ...

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