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Scientists propose one-way trips to Mars – Yahoo! News

Invoking the spirit of “Star Trek” in a scholarly article entitled “To Boldly Go,” two scientists contend human travel to Mars could happen much more quickly and cheaply if the missions are made one-way. They argue that it would be little different from early settlers to North America, who left Europe with little expectation of return…

The colleagues state — in one of 55 articles in the issue devoted to exploring Mars — that humans must begin colonizing another planet as a hedge against a catastrophe on Earth….

“What we would need is an eccentric billionaire.”

via Scientists propose one-way trips to Mars – Yahoo! News.

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