Elon Musk announces his crazy plan: 1 million people will go to Mars
Elon Musk announced that they aim to send 1 million people to Mars by 2050. Musk says the Starship spaceship will play a crucial role in this plan.
Elon Musk, founder and CEO of SpaceX, has rolled up his sleeves to make humanity an ‘interplanetary race’. Musk said that he plans to send 1 million people to the Red Planet by 2050.
Yes— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 17, 2020
Speaking about SpaceX’s new generation spaceship Starship, Musk said, “Our goal in the design of Starship is to make each rocket go up to 3 flights a day and about 1000 flights a year. Starship has a carrying capacity of 100 tons. In other words, 10 different Starship rockets will be able to carry a megaton load into orbit within a year.” used expressions.
Starship design goal is 3 flights/day avg rate, so ~1000 flights/year at >100 tons/flight, so every 10 ships yield 1 megaton per year to orbit— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 17, 2020
Elon Musk said that in order for interplanetary life to be possible, we must be able to carry a megaton load a year to orbit. None of the currently active rockets is able to achieve this. The Starship spaceship will be offering new opportunities in this area. Designed for manned Mars and Moon missions, Starship has tremendous potential to change the history of space exploration.
Elon Musk said in a statement he made last year that about 1000 Starship rockets are needed to build a self-sustaining colony on Mars. Musk states that one of SpaceX’s goals is to produce 100 Starship annually. In other words, a giant fleet of 1000 Starship can be completed in a period of 10 years.
Starship will be available in 2021
In the previous statements made by SpaceX, it was stated that Starship will start its official duties as of 2021. The company is currently in a hard process to achieve this goal. As you know, SpaceX wants to start moving people to the Moon in 2023 and to Mars in 2025.
With a full 100-person carrying capacity, Starship; Despite its size, Apollo will be one of the most exciting rockets of the last 50 years since its missions, with its relatively low cost, huge driving force and ability to be used again and again. In the words of Elon Musk, Starship has the capacity to carry humanity to every point in the Solar System. Let’s see if we can see the days when the huge rocket carried the first people to Mars.