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Critical Mars mission elements

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Abstract

As we have seen in Chapter 3, the problems involved in launching, transporting, landing, and returning large masses from Mars present formidable challenges. However, other challenges exist in sending humans to Mars. These include life support (consumables and recycling), mitigation of radiation, and low-gravity effects, providing abort options, utilization of indigenous planetary resources, as well as human factors.

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Lunar Surface Lunar Mission Human Exploration Reference Mission Mission Architecture 
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