A proposed flyby mission to Mars

Billionaire Dennis Tito is urging NASA to collaborate with his Inspiration Mars Foundation to send a crew of two on an 800-million-mile mission to zip past the red planet and return home after 501 days. Tito says philanthropy can provide $300 million; NASA would need to come up with $700 million in new funding. Read related article.

A proposed flyby mission to Mars
Source: Inspiration Mars Foundation. The Washington Post. Published on November 20, 2013, 4:02 p.m.
 
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