Elon Musk wants to put a MILLION people on Mars by 2100

November 7, 2014

Mission Galactic Freedom

mars rde

 Space agencies are gearing up to send humans to Mars by 2030.

But this isn’t enough for SpaceX chief, Elon Musk. Instead of a small crew, he wants to send a million people to the red planet by the end of the century.

The Tesla-founder believes that shuttling humans to Mars will be the only way to save humanity from extinction.

‘I think there is a strong humanitarian argument for making life multi-planetary,’ Musk said in a recent interview with Ross Andersen at digital magazine Aeon.

‘Excluding organic growth, if you could take 100 people at a time, you would need 10,000 trips to get to a million people,’ Musk added.’But you would also need a lot of cargo to support those people. In fact, your cargo to person ratio is going to be quite high.’  However, Musk believes the feat is feasible.

DRAGON VERSION 2 PIC

‘It would probably…

View original post 242 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s