Category Archives: Journey to Mars

Orion Journey to Mars, Part 3

All Photos & Illustrations Credit: NASA unless noted otherwise. 26 November 2015 I think the previous post about the James Web Space Telescope (JWST) was a worthwhile detour from The Journey to Mars, and here we are back on track, … Continue reading

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Orion Journey to Mars, Part 2

  All Photos & Illustrations Credit: NASA unless noted otherwise. 21 November 2015 As you can see in the illustration below, the Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), Orion, is quite a bit larger than the crew module used for the … Continue reading

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Orion Journey to Mars, Part 1

All Photos & Illustrations Credit: NASA unless noted otherwise. One day, sometime in the 2030s, if all goes according to plan, four astronauts will ride an Orion Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) to the surface of Mars after having lived … Continue reading

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