Elon Musk outlines Mars colony vision
Entrepreneur Elon Musk has outlined his vision for establishing a human colony on Mars for people that can afford a $200,000 ticket price.
Mr Musk, who founded private spaceflight firm SpaceX, spoke at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Mexico, on Tuesday.
His colonisation plan uses a fully reusable transportation system.
This consists of a spaceship refuelled with methane and oxygen in Earth orbit and also on Mars after landing there.
Mr Musk explained that to achieve the $200,000 price, the entire transportation system has to be reusable.
Kicking off his speech at the... read more
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