Human Missions to Mars

Enabling Technologies for Exploring the Red Planet

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ISBN: 978-3-540-72938-9 (Print) 978-3-540-72939-6 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxiii

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    Pages 1-11

    Why explore Mars?

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    Pages 13-25

    Planning space campaigns and missions

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    Pages 27-83

    Getting there and back

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    Pages 85-147

    Critical Mars mission elements

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    Pages 149-236

    In situ utilization of indigenous resources

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    Pages 237-289

    Mars mission analysis

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    Pages 291-330

    How NASA is dealing with return to the Moon

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    Pages 331-368

    Why the NASA approach will likely fail to send humans to Mars prior to c. 2080

  10. Back Matter

    Pages 369-521