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Elon Musk embraces NASA plan to send SpaceX capsule Red Dragon to Mars in 2020.

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It could bring samples from Mars to Earth for the first time.

NASA employees have revealed details of a 'budget' plan to send a SpaceX capsule to the red planet in 2020 to return samples.

Elon Musk has backed the idea - and even tweeted images of what the mission would look like.

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