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Headquarters for the Mars Direct manned mission pioneered by Dr. Robert Zubrin.

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Practical Methods for Near-Term Piloted
Mars Missions
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Report on the Construction and
Operation of a Mars In-Situ Propellant
Production Unit.
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The Mars Aerial Platform Mission 26k 39k 62k 62k
The Economic Viability of Mars Colonization 54k 154k 153k 183k
The Significance of the Martian Frontier 36k 43k 44k 75k
Mars: America's New Frontier 14k 22k 22k 8k
Mars: America's New Frontier, Sidebar-1 8k N/A 15k 22k
Mars Direct: A Simple, Robust, and Cost Effective Architecture for the Space Exploration Initiative 101k 410k 408k 362k
Methods for Achieving Long Range
Mobility on Mars
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Technological Requirements for TerraformingMars 43k 137k 126k 134k
Mars In-Situ Resource Utilization Based on the Reverse Water Gas Shift: Experiments and Mission Applications 533K 208K Not Avail. Not Avail.
Athena: A Possible First Step in a Program of Human Mars Exploration. 26K 60K Not Avail. Not Avail.
A Comparison of Methods for the Mars Sample Return Mission 33K 77K Not Avail. Not Avail.

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