STPI Report Assesses NASA Human Mission to Mars

May, 2019
IDA document: D-10653
FFRDC: Science and Technology Policy Institute
Type: Research Insights
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The NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017 mandated that NASA “develop a human exploration roadmap” with an expectation of a mission to Mars by 2033. Further, Congress mandated that NASA contract with an independent entity to assess these plans. NASA asked IDA’s Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) to conduct the assessment.