Elon Musk Says He Will Put 1 Million People On Mars By 2050

In a serious of tweets that were made by Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, the Iron Man of real-life revealed his latest plans in colonizing the red planet, Mars.

Musk said he wants to send 1 million humans to Mars within the next 30 years.

The CEO said SpaceX will send 3 Starship flights per day, which are equivalent to around 1,000 flights per year.

This latest announcement of Musk shows making a trip to Mars will be available to pretty much anyone who wants it.

Musk said the Starship, which will be bringing humans to Mars, will depart Earth and orbit for over 30 days, which is the window time when Earth and Mars are best aligned to make the trip, which falls every 26 months.

Musk said, “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,”

He added, “Building 100 Starships/year gets to 1000 in 10 years or 100 megatons/year or maybe around 100k people per Earth-Mars orbital sync.”

A Twitter user asked Musk if that would equate to 1 million people on Mars by the year 2050, the CEO kindly responded with a charming “Yes”.

But before that is achieved, SpaceX is still trying to finalize and test the Starship, which is the space vehicle that will be carrying humans to the Red Planet.

Each Starship of SpaceX will be capable of delivering more than 100 tons of goods per flight, this means 10 ships can bring 1 megaton of cargo along with them to Mars.

Not only that, Musk said humans will have jobs once they arrive on Mars.

That’s a new catch, travel to a new planet and get a job, away from your problems?

Jokes aside, the massive plan of Musk can become real in the next 2 to 3 years as the company is planning to send humans for a flyby near the Moon.

After a successful trial, Musk will be sending a crew and unmanned aircraft to Mars.

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