Subscribe free to our newsletters via your
  Mars Exploration News  

Subscribe free to our newsletters via your

NASA Suggests Teaming Up With Russia For Mars Flight

File image
by Staff Writers
Moscow, Russia (RIA Novosti) Aug 28, 2009
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has invited Russia to carry out a joint manned flight to Mars, the head of NASA's Moscow office said on Tuesday.

Russia is currently planning to send its own expedition to Mars some time in the future.

Marc Bowman told an international aviation and space conference in Moscow that the Mars mission should take advantage of the achievements made by the International Space Station and use a multinational crew.

He said the flight should be under the control of NASA and the Russian space agency but with the participation of international space agencies.

However, he said that before a joint flight to Mars could be made, it was necessary to complete the ISS mission and fly to the Moon to collect essential scientific and technical information.

Source: RIA Novosti

Share This Article With Planet Earth DiggDigg RedditReddit
YahooMyWebYahooMyWeb GoogleGoogle FacebookFacebook

Related Links
- Mars News and Information at
Lunar Dreams and more

Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News

ISRO Eyes Mission To Mars As Government Sanctions Funding
New Delhi (PTI) Aug 13, 2009
After the challenging mission to moon, ISRO has begun preparations for sending a spacecraft to Mars within the next six years. Government has sanctioned seed money of Rs 10 crore to carry out various studies on experiments to be conducted, route of the mission and other related details necessary to scale the new frontier, said ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair. "Already mission studies have be ... read more

The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2009 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any Web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy Statement