The First Human Missions to Mars (II): Next Steps in the Footsteps to Mars

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. In this current series of Hangout discussions, we will hear from experts on long-duration space habitation, who ha

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NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. In this current series of Hangout discussions, we will hear from experts on long-duration space habitation, who have been overseeing capabilities under development to enable the long human missions to the Red Planet.

Join Tony Darnell, Harley Thronson and Alberto Conti as they discuss with Sam Scimemi, Director for the International Space Station Division at NASA Headquarters, and Andrea Riley, also of the ISS Division at NASA HQ, current planning for achievable initial human missions to Mars.

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