One-Way Mars Mission: Would You Boldly Go?

Crisscrossing the galaxy a la Captain Kirk may sound heroic, but would you volunteer for a Star Trek-like voyage if you knew you could never come home? In a special edition published in October, the Journal of Cosmology detailed how a human mission to Mars could be a reality in as little as 20 years. But the complexity, risk and cost of getting astronauts there and back have kept the idea firmly on the ground. So a few scientists proposed an unconventional idea: send astronauts -- but simplify...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.