Life on Mars: Nasa unveils ambitious plan for human colony

WIRED, OCTOBER 9, 2015

Nasa has detailed its long-term plan for astronauts to research, explore and eventually live on Mars.

Called Journey to Mars: Pioneering Next Steps in Space Exploration, the report is Nasa’s the most detailed plan yet and spells out the incremental strategy necessary to develop and test essential technologies, explore human health implications and further understand what happens when we enter deep space for long periods of time.

Nasa has identified three different thresholds, each with its own challenges, that have the potential to take us all much closer to actually living on Mars decades down the line.

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