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The first Mars astronauts may be trapped inside of a tube for 3 years with no chance of escape

NASA has finally revealed details about its plan to send astronauts to Mars. The plan calls for building an outpost to orbit the moon and test Mars hardware. A crew of four may have to spend up to 3 years inside of a Mars spaceship — yet never land on the planet. It remains to be seen if NASA's flat budget can facilitate reaching Mars by 2033. For years, NASA has talked about sending people to Mars with its gigantic new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), and a new spacecraft called Orion.
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