17 July 2014
Following three years of research, scientists at NASA Ames Research Center announced that a modified crew-carrying version of the Dragon X capsule from Space X could be a way to make it to the red planet and return samples of rocks, carrying 4,000 pounds of equipment–the most in history. The partnership is proposing a 2022 mission, which would serve as a precursor to a planned human flight to Mars. (Image Credit: NASA-JPL)
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