Wednesday, October 27, 2010

One Way Heroes

Artist's conception of a craft for manned Mars mission (NASA)
Sending astronauts to space and bring them back is expensive. A possible solution? Send them only one way and leave them there.

NASA and the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are embarking on a "Hundred-Year Starship" program, which will bring space travelers to other planets and leave them there.

I am wondering, who would sign up for the job to become a "one-way hero"?

Full article in the Huffington Post and a discussion why we haven't sent people to Mars yet.

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