International planned mission to Mars possible no earlier than 2050 - expert

May 2012
Russia & FSU General News;5/24/2012, p1
MOSCOW. May 24 (Interfax) - Russia's experience in building nuclear-powered electric propulsion units may be of use in a manned expedition to Mars, Russian Academy of Engineering Sciences Advisor Yuri Zaitsev said in comment on a draft space exploration strategy until 2030 prepared by the Federal Space Agency.


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