Kučera MCV-2001
Synodic period per cycle 1
Solar revolutions per cycle 1
Time per cycle (years) 2.135
Aphelion radius (AU) 2.23
Earth/Mars transfer time (days) 146
Crew 12
Passengers 200
Ownership Croatian Empire and Australian Union

The Kučera MCV-2001 was constructed in 2009 as part of Project Last Hope. It was designed to be a permanent Earth-Mars cycler. The craft uses minimal fuel instead using the gravity of Earth and Mars to change its velocity as needed.

The craft also rotates creating 0.38g for the crew.


  • 23 January 2010: The Kučera leaves Earth for Mars. In addition to crew and cargo a full complement of 200 colonists are being transported.
  • 18 June 2010: Arrival at Mars. Colonists and supplies dropped off.
  • 18 October 2011: Test samples and 18 colonists to return to Earth due to health concerns.
  • 12 March 2012: Back at Earth – 80 additional colonists and supplies picked up for return trip to Mars.
  • 5 August 2012: Colonists and supplies dropped off at Mars.


  • 4 December 2013: Pick up for return to Earth (at Mars)
  • 29 April 2014: return to Earth.

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