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Friday, October 19, 2018

SpaceX : Mission To Mars Timeline

MARS,4th planet of The Solar System Has Always Been A hot point For our Dream of Colonizing a Planet And To become A Multi Planetary Species. Our Twin Planet Might Soon be The first Planet Where Humans Will Step Their Feet.

   Companies Like SpaceX Are Trying To Get a man On This red Planet And In a few Years they’ll Accomplish This Mission. Since 2016, SpaceX publicly announced a comprehensive vision to begin the colonisation of Mars, by proposing to develop high-capacity transportation infrastructure.

I’ll Not Discuss Anything(Just Dates And Events).Here It Is.

2016 – Elon Musk reveals SpaceX plans for the Interplanetary Transport System (ITS, formerly known as Mars Colonial Transporter).

2016 – ESA&Roscosmos's ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter enters Mars orbit, but Schiaparelli lander crashes on the surface of Mars.

2017 – Elon Musk updates SpaceX vision "to make life multiplanetary" and colonise Mars (with Big Falcon Rocket architecture, formerly known as Interplanetary Transport System or ITS).

2018 – NASA's InSight lander lands on Mars at Elysium Planitia.

2020 – NASA awards several companies, including SpaceX, Blue Origin and Lockheed Martin, with contracts to develop and build a lander/ascent vehicle(s) capable of landing on the Moon and bringing back to Lunar orbit at least 4 astronauts no later than 2029.

2021 – ESA&Roscosmos's ExoMars rover lands on Mars at Oxia Planum.

2021 – NASA's Mars 2020 rover lands on Mars to collect samples for later retrieval. A small reconnaissance drone-helicopter accompanies the rover.

2021 – First Chinese orbiter, lander and rover reach Mars.

2021 – United Arab Emirates Hope probe enters Mars orbit.

2022 – SpaceX's BFR prototype booster and cargo spaceship makes first orbital test flight around Earth.

2023 – India's Mangalyaan 2 orbiter and lander reaches Mars.

2025 – Japan's Martian Moons Explorer lands on Phobos to collect samples and return them to Earth in 2029.

2025 – First SpaceX's BFR crew spaceship successfully tested on the orbital flight.

– A communications relay satellite is placed at Sun-Earth Lagrangian point L5 to overcome the problem of periodic communications blackout with spacecraft temporary behind the Sun.

2026 – Core structure of international Lunar Orbital Gateway completed in Lunar orbit.

– SpaceX's BFR crew spaceship #dearMoon flies around the Moon for the 1st time with Yusaku Maezawa and 8 artists on board.

2027 – Two demonstration BFR cargo spaceships separately land on Mars at the two most promising locations for the first human base on Mars; both ships have a small nuclear power reactor in cargo and an automatic atmospheric propellant plant to produce oxygen and methane from Martian atmosphere.

– NASA&ESA's sample return orbiter (with broadband laser communications capability) and lander (with Mars ascent vehicle and a sample collection rover) reaches Mars to retrieve samples collected by Mars 2020 rover and launch them back to Earth.

2028 – After the ground tests are done in both places the final location of future "Mars Base Alpha" is selected. Filled with local propellant the one BFR spaceship not on the selected location launches from Mars and successfully lands back on Earth the next year.

2029 – Separated by several months SpaceX's BFR crew spaceship and Blue Origin's and Lockheed Martin's manned landers land on the rim of the Shackleton Crater near the lunar South pole to establish the first human outpost on the Moon.

2029 – Two unmanned BFR spaceships land at the selected location of Mars Base Alpha: a backup crew ship (which has tested the Environmental Control and Life Support System (ECLSS) on the way) and a cargo ship with rovers, miner/tunneling droids and solar panels for the first human mission.

2030 – Several basic landing pads prepared robotically at Mars Base Alpha location for the human mission next year.

2031 – On a mission supported by NASA two SpaceX's BFR crew spaceships with 12 astronauts each land at Mars Base Alpha – first humans on Mars. The crewed ships (serving as temporary habitats) are accompanied with a few cargo ships, including one with machinery for a ground-based In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) system.

2031 – Chinese sample return lander and rover lands on Mars to collect samples and launch them back to Earth.

2031 – Solar array is built at Mars Base Alpha to supplement the energy generated by nuclear reactor on-board the first BFR cargo spaceship.

2032 – After the best location is confirmed a small-scale mining of water ice starts near the Mars Base Alpha. Ground-based ISRU system with atmosphere separator and chemical/propellant plant capable to produce and store water, nitrogen, argon and liquid methane and oxygen is assembled.

2032 – Several landing/launch pads for future BFR missions are built a few miles from Mars Base Alpha.

2032 – China establishes its base on the Moon joining the small cluster of human bases on the rim of the Shackleton Crater near the lunar South pole.

2033 – All of the landed BFR cargo spaceships, except the first one with nuclear power reactor and atmospheric propellant plant on-board, launch back to Earth unmanned. Crew spaceships stay on Mars.

2033 – 2nd crew of 30 astronauts and workers aboard a BFR spaceship lands at Mars Base Alpha. The first modular ground habitatand a hydroponic greenhouse is built to provide Mars Base Alpha with locally grown vegan food. "The Mars Society" establishes its first chapter on Mars :)

2033 – NASA's research Mars Surface Field Station is established at Mars Base Alpha.

2034 – Small-scale Martian soil extraction, chemical separation and storage equipment is assembled; the useful elements now can be used in the greenhouse and ISRU system.

2034 – Several space agencies join NASA in financing the scientific operations at Mars Base Alpha and transport of their scientists between Earth and Mars.

2035 – First fully occupied BFR spaceship with 50 scientists, workers and colonists lands at Mars Base Alpha.

2035 – NASA's Mars Surface Field Station is reorganized into an international scientific research base with scientist crews rotating every Earth-Mars synod (26 months).

2036 – First orbital fuel depot for hydrolox and methalox rocket engines completed at Low Earth orbit. The hydrogen, methane and oxygen is provided from the Moon and Near Earth asteroids.

2036 – The ISRU capabilities of Mars Base Alpha are extended not only to produce air, water and methalox fuel, but also steel, bricks, cement, basic fertilizers, plastics and silica products (as glass panels). Some industrial size 3D printers are also assembled.

2037 – BFR spaceships with 100 human colonists and workers lands at Mars Base Alpha, which now reaches a population of 200. BFR cargo spaceships bring in heavy duty construction and tunneling equipment.

2037 – A constellation of satellites with global positioning system (GPS) and global communications system is placed in orbit around Mars by BFR cargo spaceship. Now it's hard to get lost on Mars; possibly only in a lava tube or a narrow canyon.

2038 – Cyanobacteria is introduced into the ISRU processes of Mars Base Alpha.

2038 – A fish farm is built at Mars Base Alpha to provide more diverse local food for the colonists. The greenhouse is vastly expanded.

2039 – A transparent, radiation-filtering geodesic dome with garden is built at Mars Base Alpha; work begins to build a new underground section with larger habitats and working areas to boost the population capacity of the base to 1000.

2039 – First child is born on Mars at Mars Base Alpha. His voyage to Earth later in his life would be dangerous because of his bones and organs not being fit for Earth's gravity.

2040 – BFR spaceships with 200 human colonists, workers and some wealthy tourists land at Mars Base Alpha.

2040 – The new underground section of Mars Base Alpha is finished. Now the colonists have a lot spacier living and working quarters with full radiation protection.

2041 – Cultured meat "farm" is built at Mars Base Alpha, adding meat (although artificial) to the diet of the colonists.

2041 – Virgin Galactic establishes the first luxury hotel at the outskirts of Mars Base Alpha.

2042 – BFR spaceships with 200 passengers land at Mars Base Alpha, which now has a population of more than 500.

2042 – On behalf of several space agencies and asteroid mining companies Blue Origin's manned spaceship reaches Mars orbit near Phobos with first modules for Free Spaceport of Phobos project which will be a space station with several spinning sections with Mars-level artificial gravity of 0.38g and serve as a way station and fuel&repairs depot for manned and unmanned spaceships heading for Mars, Main asteroid belt and beyond.

2042 – First expedition to the summit of Olympus Mons – the tallest planetary mountain in the Solar System.

2042 – International human mission to Phobos and Deimos, operated by Blue Origin from Free Spaceport of Phobos construction place.

2043 – Several small proxy bases for scientific, mining and other purposes are established within a few tens of miles from Mars Base Alpha.

2043 – First mass driver constructed on the Moon near the cluster of human bases at Shackleton Crater to launch harvested & processed oxygen, hydrogen and methane for storage at Lunar Orbital Gateway and fuel depot at Low Earth orbit.

2044 – First BFR Heavy spaceships with 300 passengers land at Mars Base Alpha. Among them is SpaceX's founder Elon Musk. BFR Heavy is an enlarged and upgraded version of BFR with a 15m core booster and a spaceship with spin artificial gravity of 0.38g and spacier living quarters for up to 100 passengers.

2045 – Large deposit of minerals with high concentration of rare metals is discovered a few hundred miles from Mars Base Alpha. A research Mining Base Beta is established.

2045 – Robotic water ice mining station is built on Phobos to supply the water and propellant needs of nearby Free Spaceport of Phobos.

2045 – A land trip all around the Mars is completed for the 1st time.

2046 – BFR Heavy spaceships with 400 passengers land at Mars Base Alpha bringing parts for a nuclear fusion reactor as well.

2046 – With additional modules arriving and maintained by Blue Origin the international Free Spaceport of Phobos is now operational. Robotic asteroid mining in Main asteroid belt now is rapidly expanding.

2046 – Blue Origin's lander lands on Mars for a scouting mission to confirm the best location for Blue Mars base.

2047 – The landing pads a few miles from Mars Base Alpha where BFR crew and cargo spaceships has landed and taken off for two decades are transformed into a small spaceport with pressurized skybridges for both passengers and cargo.

2047 – A public transport route between Mars Base Alpha and Mining Base Beta is established.

2048 – A short hyperloop line from Mars Base Alpha to its spaceport is finished.

2048 – Several BFR Heavy spaceships with 400 passengers land at Mars Base Alpha and another one with 100 (mostly miners) at the Mining Base Beta. The population of the Mars Base Alpha now surpasses 1200 with 200 more colonists living at nearby proxy bases and 200 at Mining Base Beta.

2048 – Blue Origin's spaceship fleet with 100 workers arrives at Free Spaceport of Phobos; workers are shuttled down to establish the Blue Mars base about thousand miles from Mars Base Alpha.

2049 – A nuclear fusion power station is operational at Mars Base Alpha.

2049 – A new underground section of Mars Base Alpha is finished, boosting its population capacity to 3000.

2050 – With increased electrical power the ISRU and industrial capabilities of Mars Base Alpha are greatly extended, using the resources harvested, refined & processed around Mars Base Alpha and nearby proxy bases. Solar panel assembly factory is the first factory on Mars manufacturing complex products.

2050 – Mars police force established taking over the policing function on Mars from security guards hired by SpaceX.

2050 – Earth and Mars is the closest since the beginning of the colonization. The largest colonial fleet ever arrives at Mars with 1000 colonists landing at Mars Base Alpha, 200 at Mining Base Beta and 100 at Blue Mars base.

2051 – Mass driver at human base in Sea of Tranquility on the Moon constructed to launch harvested helium-3 for usage in fusion power plants.

2051 – With China and Russia focusing on the Moon, India is the first Asian superpower to establish its own base on Mars.

2052 – International human mission to Ceres (flying with a new generation nuclear fusion spaceship) stops at Free Spaceport of Phobos to resupply, drop some scientists at Mars Base Alpha and take additional crew members from Mars.

2053 – 1500 colonists land at Mars Base Alpha and Mining Base Beta and 150 at Blue Mars base. There are now more than 4000 humans permanently or temporarily living on the surface of Mars.

2053 – At an impact crater near the Mars Base Alpha work begins to build the first large-scale dome on Mars, covering the entire crater more than a mile across.

2054 – A deuterium separation facility becomes operational at Mars Base Alpha to supply the needs of nuclear fusion power plants and other applications.

2055 – As more colonists land at Mars Base Alpha it reaches its maximum population capacity. More habitats are built at the outskirts of Mars Base Alpha, at its proxy bases and Mining Base Beta to support the influx of colonists.

2055 – Several more Blue Origin's shuttles land at Blue Mars base, boosting its population to more than 500. Indian Mars colony now has more than 200.

2055 – Using its strong presence on the Moon in its favor, China establishes its own colony on Mars which now is being expanded fast.

2056 – The rover repair depot at Mars Base Alpha is upgraded to a Tesla rover factory.

2056 – A public transport route between Mars Base Alpha and Blue Mars base is established.

2056 – The large-scale transparent, radiation-filtering, light-weight dome is finished and pressurized near Mars Base Alpha, covering an area of more than one square mile; workers move in now to construct the buildings and gardens (with such features as artificial waterfalls) below the dome. Mars Base Alpha, the new dome and several closest proxy bases are combined under the name "Mars City".

2057 – The new generation of SpaceX's nuclear fusion powered spaceships arrive at the Free Spaceport of Phobos; passengers are shuttled down to the spaceports of Mars City and Mining Base Beta. The BFR family spaceships are retired from SpaceX fleet after 32 years of successful service and sold to several interested countries and companies.

2058 – The interior infrastructure of Mars City's dome is finished, having a maximum population capacity of 20'000.

2058 – A hyperloop line and heavy cargo train tracks are built between the Mars City and the industrial complex at Mining Base Beta.

2059 – SpaceX's nuclear spaceships take more colonists to Mars City, bringing its population to 7000.

2059 – First Brazilian BFR Heavy spaceship lands at Mars City. One of nearby proxy bases is sold to Brazil and expanded with more living habitats.

2059 – United Arab Emirates establishes its first base on Mars – the New Dubai.

These Dates Are Not Accurate Its Just Research Based Data And Possiblities…

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