Space bases could preserve civilization in World War III: Elon Musk

SpaceX has a stated goal of reaching Mars and the company has gradually been developing technology that will help it achieve that goal. Elon Musk, the man behind SpaceX, is no stranger to ambitious deadlines that his companies tend to miss more often than not. He has now said that SpaceX will likely be able to conduct test flights of its Mars spaceship by next year. “I think we’ll be able to do short flights, up and down flights, some time in the first half of next year,” Musk has said. He made these comments during a talk at the South by South West festival in Austin, Texas over the weekend.However, he was quick to acknowledge that “Sometimes my timelines are a little… y’know,” hinting that missing the ambitious deadline is well within the realm of possibility.Musk also talked about setting up a city on Mars, a topic that he has discussed many times before as well, saying that it’s imperative for humans to reach Mars before the next “probable” world war break

Space bases could preserve civilization in World War III: Elon Musk

Bases on the moon and Mars could help preserve human civilization and hasten its regeneration on earth in the event of a third world war, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, said on Sunday.

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Phys.org

Elon Musk Wants to Test Falcon Heavy’s Mars-Bound Successor in 2019

Elon Musk wants to start testing the Big Falcon Rocket as early as next year, in preparation for an ambitious cargo flight schedule with Mars-bound rockets taking off as soon as 2022. The post ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Extremetech

Musk Says SpaceX To Conduct Test Flights Of Mars Ship Next Year

SpaceX has a stated goal of reaching Mars and the company has gradually been developing technology that will help it achieve that goal. Elon Musk, the man behind SpaceX, is no stranger to ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Ubergizmo

Elon Musk plans Mars spaceship, warns there's a 'good chance' that early passengers could die

Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, once said, "Mars is there, waiting to be reached." If Elon Musk has his way, he'll be the one to reach it, even if it's likely to be a difficult and ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from FOXNews

Elon Musk Talks SpaceX's BFR Rocket for Mars at SXSW

SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk said March 11 the company could begin tests of part of its Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) launch system as soon as next year, reiterating a schedule he provided last ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from SPACE.com

Elon Musk: Mars spaceship might test flight in early 2019

Another audacious claim from quite possibly the boldest man on Earth.

Mon 12 Mar 18 from ZME Science

Elon Musk claims Mars spaceships will be ready by NEXT YEAR

The Tesla and SpaceX founder, 46, sat down for a surprise question and answer session at the South by Southwest technology and culture festival in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Daily Mail

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