For every next manned mission including hardware and operations mars one estimates the costs at us 4 billion. Yes i am comparing a lunar mission to a mars mission which isn t exactly fair.
According to space news the estimated cost of the first mars mission would be roughly 120 6 billion.
How much money does it take to go to mars. Even light which travels incredibly fast can take up to 12 minutes to reach us from the surface of mars. Don t miss out on this unique opportunity to get your very own acre of land on planet mars today. The amount of fuel required for a spaceship to get to mars depends on the weight of the vehicle as well as the flight path used.
So let s use an estimate of what a human mission to mars is. If nasa took people to mars it would be similarly expensive. Big elusive numbers the expert panel puts the total cost of a 20 year program culminating in a manned mission to mars in the range of 80 to 100 billion.
Mars one estimates the cost of bringing the first four people to mars at us 6 billion. But he said at the time he believed the cost. As far as sending an average jane to mars you re talking even further out in terms of years.
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That s assuming that the rough estimate is anywhere near what it will actually cost to get there nasa and its contractors don t exactly have a reputation for doing things on or under budget. By staff writer last updated apr 11 2020 6 44 47 pm et. This is the cost of all the hardware combined plus the operational expenditures plus margins.
And that was going to the moon. India s unmanned mars orbiter for example weighs 3 000 pounds and it carries 200 tons of fuel in addition to its. At the time he estimated trips to mars would cost about 140 000 per ton taking into account transporting things like luggage food and life support.
This is going to mars so you multiply that by a factor of 2 or 3 in terms of complexity you re talking about 1 trillion spread over the course of the next 25 years. With the right organisation and traditional methods he added you could hypothetically do it for 10 billion per ticket an absolute best case scenario with current technology. The cost of curiosity was about 2 5 billion in 2015.