Humans In Mars Orbit By Late 2020s? - Lockheed Martin Concept Video

The first crewed mission to Mars could be a scouting mission. Lockheed Martin's concept is calling for 'astronaut-scientists' to study the Red Planet from orbit for future landing sites, to remotely operate rovers and collect surface samples with a remote-controlled launch.  

Human Mars Exploration - How Landing Sites Could Evolve

 

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