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Posted 17 February 2015 - 11:20 PM
Call me paranoid but this is a scam.
NASA's Huge New Rocket May Cost $500 Million Per Launch
It will cost at least 20 times that to get to mars.
Edited by NickAu, 17 February 2015 - 11:21 PM.
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Posted 17 February 2015 - 11:54 PM
I don't see how you can possibly get a peopled (manned) Earth-Mars vehicle launch for $500 million.
As the article states, Space Shuttle flights cost $1.5 billion each and never made it out of low earth orbit. Saturn V's (Apollo missions) were $1.9 billion each (adjusted for inflation) and only designed to fly for two weeks.
Edited by JWebb, 18 February 2015 - 12:00 AM.
Posted 18 February 2015 - 03:00 PM
Edited by rp88, 18 February 2015 - 03:00 PM.
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