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News Story Source: mirror.co.uk by Jeff Parsons
Boeing has taken the wraps off a new type of spaceship that could act as a half-way-house between Earth and Mars .
Called the Deep Space Gateway, it would hang about on the far side of the moon and act as a docking station for spaceships on their way to the red planet.
It would allow ships to refuel and resupply before beginning the gruelling mission to Mars.
Boeing says it hopes to launch the habitat in four different parts through NASA's powerful Space Launch System (SLS).
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