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Here's how we get to Mars by the 2030s, according to a former astronaut and Lockheed exec

WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, President Barack Obama reaffirmed in a CNN op-ed a long-term goal for the nation’s space program that he first outlined in 2010: to put an astronaut on Mars by the 2030s. Back in April, I spoke with Stephen Frick, a former astronaut and current director of operations for space systems at Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), on this very topic. The conversation proved very illuminating in revealing the road ahead in trying to achieve this goal.
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