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Conceptual design of a Mars transportation systemIn conjunction with NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and several major aerospace corporations the University of Minnesota has developed a scenario to place humans on Mars by the year 2016. The project took the form of a year-long design course in the senior design curricula at the University's Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Department. Students worked with the instructor, teaching assistants and engineers in industry to develop a vehicle and the associated mission profile to fulfill the requirements of the Mars Transportation System. This report is a summary of the final design and the process though which the final product was developed.
Document ID
19930008858
Document Type
Contractor Report (CR)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
August 11, 1992
Subject Category
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Report/Patent Number
NASA-CR-192039
NAS 1.26:192039
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NASW-4435
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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