Inspiration Mars

Can NASA Find its Way With Inspiration Mars ?

Can NASA Find its Way With Inspiration Mars ?

When Dennis Tito went to Washington last fall to lobby Congress to engage NASA in his Inspiration Mars concept for the 2018 crewed flyby of the Red Planet, the reception was cool at best. Hoping to salvage something from the idea, which had started off as a private mission concept using commercial hardware but quickly […]

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Mr. Tito Goes to Washington (And Inspiration Mars Goes Off the Rails)

Mr. Tito Goes to Washington (And Inspiration Mars Goes Off the Rails)

Displaying a some ironic sense of timing regarding his faith in the federal government’s ability to put together complex programs in a short time frame,  the world’s first space tourist and founder of Inspiration Mars, Dennis Tito went to Washington yesterday, where in a prepared statement, he essentially asked NASA to assume Inspiration Mars concept […]

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Humans 2 Mars Wrap Up

Humans 2 Mars Wrap Up

The Humans2Mars Summit  in Washington D.C. wrapped up today,  and almost all of the proceedings recorded on Livestream, either already are,  or will be,  posted on the ExploreMars.Org website, and are certainly worth a look. A couple of points stand out. One:    Dr. John Logdson noted a distinction in the current program of record which was introduced as NASA’s […]

Inspiration Mars FISO Presenation : No Pressure for SLS

Inspiration Mars FISO Presenation : No Pressure for SLS

Inspiration Mars made a presentation to the Future In Space Working Group on Wednesday,  and wasted little time in dispelling reports that NASA is applying heavy pressure to select the Space Launch System as the launch vehicle.  The presentation, complete with audio, can be found here,  and it is certainly worth a listen. What emerges is a refreshing […]

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