Elon Musk has revealed he plans to send the first SpaceX craft to Mars by 2022, with humans following within the next four to six…
While Starlink and Musks’ other ventures are still subject to the law of the land here on Earth, Mars may be a different story.
Having more than one home for humanity would increase the odds that our species survives a disaster on Earth.
The Artemis Accords is a framework to encourage international cooperation and ensure a sustainable future for all humankind in space.
Let’s get this over with once and for all: We are going to Mars. The only questions are: When? Who? How? Which way? And why?
SpaceX has been working on a launch system that consists of a reusable spacecraft and a super-heavy booster - aka. the Starship and Super Heavy.
One huge advantage Mars has over other possible contenders for a location to set up a second branch of human civilization is minerals.
Elon Musk has stated that he wants to send humans to Mars to hedge the bets for our species against asteroid impacts and planetary disasters.
It seems clear that the colonisation of Mars is not so much a matter of “will it happen?” as “when will it happen?”
Sending humans to Mars is a challenge that will spark innovation and the development of new technologies and capabilities.
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