Tickets to Mars on rocket trips planned for 2022 for less than £160,000

Tickets to Mars on rocket trips planned for 2022 for less than £160,000
 

The SpaceX CEO, who aims to sends rockets to earth’s nearest planet within four years, said the trick to cutting the cost of tickets to £153,792 will be to reuse the spacecraft.
In his ‘Making Humans an Interplanetary Species’ speech at Mexico’s International Astronautical Congress on Tuesday, the billionaire said that transporting people to Mars using tradition space travel methods would cost a staggering $10billion.
But he said his team are focusing on developing reusable, cheaper spacecraft.
He explained that if a Boeing 737 is used for just one trip, it would cost a passenger half a... read more

 
28 September 2016 in World News, Views: 32
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