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Scientists plan to bring back rocks - and perhaps even life - from Mars

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posted on Jul, 14 2008 @ 07:31 AM
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Scientists plan to bring back rocks - and perhaps even life - from Mars


www.guardian.co.uk

To be successful the mission, which is proposed for launch between 2018 and 2023 and could cost up to $8bn, would require expertise and funding from both Nasa and the European Space Agency, as well as other national space agencies. "This is going to be extremely expensive and no one space agency can afford it," said Professor Monica Grady, at the Open University, who co-chaired the expert panel that wrote the mission proposal.
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posted on Jul, 14 2008 @ 07:31 AM
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This is talking about sending a robot before sending people to Mars. That does make sense and the story does not deny saying how long it will take to send a maned mission to Mars. The approximation was around 2050.

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