How to Get to Mars

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An image of Mars by NASA
NASA releases its plan to get humans to Mars (image credit: NASA).

NASA recently released a more in-depth look at its missions beyond low-Earth orbit. The whole vision is being dubbed the 'Journey to Mars:' a 2 phase program designed to step further and further way from Earth. The first phase will place a space station in lunar orbit. The second phase will see humans launching off to the red planet.

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How to Get to Mars
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Jesse is a passionate scientist, educator, and science communicator. As an assistant professor at York University in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society, he teaches three classes: History of Astronomy, Introduction to Astronomy, and Exploring the Solar System. He frequently collaborates with the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and lends his expert voice to the Ingenium Channel. Jesse is an astrophysicist, and his research explores how super massive black holes evolve through time. Whether in the classroom, through social media, or on TV, he encourages conversations about how science and society intersect, and why science is relevant in our daily lives.