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Tito noted today that if the U.S. doesn’t partner with him to send a couple to fly past Mars, he’ll partner with Russia or China instead.

Dennis Tito noted today that if the U.S. doesn’t partner with him to send a couple to fly past Mars, he’ll partner with Russia or China instead.

That’s nice, but how does he know they’ll partner with him? Based on his proposal, I would expect Russia especially to laugh him out of the room.

Dennis Tito’s project already has hundreds of volunteers.

Want to go to Mars? You better get in line. Dennis Tito’s project already has hundreds of volunteers.

I still have doubts whether this non-private company can pull this off by 2018, but only by 2018. Given a bit more time and research, the obstacles for sending two humans on a fly-by of Mars can easily be overcome.

Dennis Tito, the world’s first space tourist, announced a private effort today to fly the first-ever manned flight around Mars and do it by 2018.

The competition heats up: Dennis Tito, the world’s first space tourist, today announced a private effort to fly the first-ever manned flight around Mars and do it by 2018.

The mission would send a married couple on the 501 day mission to do a fly-by of the red planet and then return to Earth.