DailyDirt: Mars Or Bust

Missions to Mars require a lot of planning and a sizable budget — especially considering that a manned mission is impossible with current technology. Sending robotic probes to Mars can be tricky, but obviously they can be done. Safely transporting a human (or handful of humans) to Mars is slightly more challenging because people need to eat, breathe and not die from radiation exposure — among many other risks. A goal of reaching Mars by 2030 doesn’t seem too likely at this point, but maybe in a few more decades.

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