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NASA balks at billionaire's request for Mars mission aid

First "space tourist" Dennis Tito asks agency to chip in with some new rockets and cash for a 2017 manned mission. NASA says thanks, but no thanks.

By 22 November 2013

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Humans on Mars by 2018?

The Inspiration Mars Foundation hopes to get a two-person crew to Mars and back starting in 2018 — and it's got a plan that can work.

By 28 February 2013

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Mars mission will use faeces as radiation shield

Inspiration Mars Foundation's planned 2018 flight to Mars has an interesting solution for blocking cosmic radiation.

By 4 March 2013

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Man-and-woman Mars trip by 2018? Can you say 'couples counseling'?

Wealthy space buff makes serious announcement about sending a man and woman on a bare-bones flyby past the Red Planet. But building a cheap, reliable spacecraft in five years is just one issue facing planners.

By 28 February 2013

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First space tourist plans to make trip to Mars in 2018

Dennis Tito was the first private citizen in space in 2001 and now he hopes to be the first human of any kind on the Red Planet.

By 21 February 2013