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International Astronautical Congress opens new space frontiers in South Australia

When a convention begins with record numbers of delegates washing down 7,380 fresh Smoky Bay oysters with 1,248 bottles of fine South Australian wine and ends with Elon Musk outlining his Mars plans, the days in-between have much to live up to.

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Next leap: Mars

The last day of the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, South Australia became a battle of the mars missions between SpaceX and Lockheed Martin.