Why go?

  • Erik Seedhouse
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


“I have decided today that the United States should proceed at once with the development of systems and technologies designed to take American astronauts on landing missions to Mars. This system will center on a new generation of rockets, exploiting nuclear power, which will revolutionize and render routine long-haul interplanetary flights.


International Space Station Space Shuttle Lower Body Negative Pressure Mars Global Surveyor Bone Demineralization 
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  1. 1.
    Next Generation Exploration Conference. Mars Science and Exploration Working Group. NASA Ames Research Center, August 16–18, 2006.Google Scholar

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© Praxis Publishing Ltd. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Seedhouse
    • 1
  1. 1.MiltonCanada

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