NASA Seeks Industry Assistance with Mars Infrastructure

Published by on 05/11/2024 UTC

It is no secret that two fronts exist in Martian exploration – the infrastructure supporting Martian missions is aging, and the financial environment within NASA has resulted in the agency struggling to take on new projects. With NASA’s goals of sending humans to Mars in the 2040s fast approaching, the initiatives it uses to enable exploration must adapt to trying times. To do so, NASA has enlisted the help of commercial partners to respond to these two fronts in exploration, aiming to remove some of the technical and financial burden on the agency, so that larger and more ambitious goals can be accomplished in the next 15 to 20 years.

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