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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As a passionate science communicator, Jesse Rogerson loves promoting science literacy to the public. He frequently represents the Canada Aviation and Space Museum on television and radio, social media, and at conferences. A trained and practicing astrophysicist, Jesse holds a PhD in observational astrophysics from York University, and publishes his research in peer-reviewed journals. Jesse enjoys riding his motorcycle, board games, and ultimate frisbee.