Feb 21, 2013
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World’s first space tourist sets his sights on Mars
Dennis Tito, the American entrepreneur most widely known as the world’s first space tourist, is setting his sights on the red planet. Tito next week will announce a bold manned mission to Mars, as part of an initiative launched by the Inspiration Mars Foundation, his newly-formed nonprofit organization. The so-called “mission for America” is slated to launch in January 2018, in the hopes of sending participants to Mars and back in 501 days.

World’s first space tourist sets his sights on Mars

Dennis Tito, the American entrepreneur most widely known as the world’s first space tourist, is setting his sights on the red planet. Tito next week will announce a bold manned mission to Mars, as part of an initiative launched by the Inspiration Mars Foundation, his newly-formed nonprofit organization. The so-called “mission for America” is slated to launch in January 2018, in the hopes of sending participants to Mars and back in 501 days.

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    Well, I believe this takes the cake for joke of the decade. I’m not hating on his pursuit, I am hating on his obvious...
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    It’s Dennis Tito v. Elon Musk. Who will get to Mars first?
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