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How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains

Citation
Schröder C (2016) How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains, The Conversation, 30.9.2016.

Abstract

Mars is the future. It’s after all NASA’s current overarching goal to send humans to the Red Planet. But even as early as the 1950s, aerospace engineer Wernher von Braun, had published his vision of a mission to Mars in his book The Mars Project. We’ve also heard visions of settling the Red Planet under the leadership of a private organisation before. So why does Elon Musk get so much attention? And how feasible are his ideas?
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StatusPublished
AuthorsSchröder Christian
Publication date online30/09/2016
URLhttps://theconversation.com/…t-explains-66341
PublisherThe Conversation Trust
Place of publicationLondon
ISSN No ISSN
LanguageEnglish

Journal
the Conversation

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