Millionaire Plans Manned Mars Flyby In 2018

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: Millionaire spaceflier Dennis Tito has worked out a plan to send two astronauts to Mars and back without stopping — but the 501-day flight plan won’t work unless it launches in 2018.

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