For Earth / Mars trips, this is every 26 months (2 years and 2 ... an approximately
9 month travel time from Earth to Mars, ...
The typical time during Mars's closest approach to the Earth every 1.6 years is ...
by the time you reach the distance of Mar's orbit, that Mars is where you need it ...
The precise duration of each journey depends on when it is taken. Because both
Mars and Earth's orbits are not perfectly circular, the time it takes to travel ...
Feb 13, 2014 ... In 2003, Mars made its closest approach to Earth in almost 60,000 years. ... But
the distance between the two planets is constantly changing as ...
These loop-de-loops add years of extra travel time to a mission. ... for our
calculations that we just take the simplest direct approach and use the minimum '
opposition' distance between Earth and a planet. ... Mars, 210d, 109d, 90d, 9d,
Elliott Wonders, “How many days does it take to get to Mars from Earth? ... to
travel to Mars, it would be best to do so at the point of opposition, when Mars is “
only" ... That is why rocket scientists time their unmanned missions to Mars to
Aug 12, 2013 ... Mars orbits the sun at an average distance of 141 million miles, taking ... The
surface of Mars is said to be the closest to Earth as compared to ...
How long would it take to land a manned spacecraft on Mars? ... would take
roughly six months to travel to Mars and another six months to travel back from
The distance between Earth and Mars is constantly changing, depending on their
relative positions in their orbits. The closest that they have ever been (in ...
Sep 11, 2013 ... Journey time to Mars, which is approximately 40 million miles away depending ...
'Humanity is more than just Earth, or even our solar system, but .... Radical train
concept could travel at 3,000km/s and take man to Mars in just.