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iwwr 514 days ago | link | parent

There must be a mistake there somewhere. In a Mars-direct style of mission (the current nasa reference mission), a crew would spend 6 months in space each way and 18 months on the surface.

http://www.marssociety.org/home/about/faq

The danger of radiation is seriously overstated. Technically there is not much missing except a political will to go ahead with it.




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