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Six Technologies NASA Needs to Explore Mars

July 31, 2020
From nuclear propulsion to next-gen spacesuits, get a glimpse at the agency's efforts to make that fabled mission a reality.

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NASA is advancing a host of technologies to send astronauts to Mars as early as the 2030s. Some will first be used on the Moon during Artemis missions; others are more suited for deeper space. Regardless, here are six of those technologies the agency is working on to make that first trip to the Red Planet possible.

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