Mars Flexi-Direct – A Mars Mission Architecture that Works


N.S. Rogers (2000), JBIS53, 45-47

Refcode: 2000.53.45

A new crewed Mars mission architecture is presented uniting the simplicity of the original Mars Direct plan with the low-risk, high contingency nature of later plans, specifically the Mars Society Mission. The problems associated with these plans are presented and addressed within the framework of Mars Flexi-Direct.