Elon Musk Wants Humans On Mars By 2025, SpaceX Will Make It Happen

First Posted: Jun 04, 2016 08:29 AM EDT

SpaceX boss, Elon Musk, aspires to get people to Mars by 2025. He has spoken during the Vox Media's Code Conference last Wednesday. His SpaceX will launch unmanned supply missions to the Red Planet in 2018. He said that humans will follow soon after.

The billionaire said that if things go according to plan, they should be able to launch people to Mars in 2024, with the arrival in 2025, according to Huffington Post. Musk's desires might materialize. The SpaceX's Crew Dragon is scheduled to transport humans to the International Space Station in 2017.

They also plan to launch the uncrewed Dragon capsule to the Red Planet in 2018. They are working with NASA for this 2018 mission. On the other hand, it is not clear NASA would be involved with Musk's plans to get people to Mars, according to Popular Science.

Mr. Musk expressed his thoughts about going to Mars. He said that it is important to the future to ultimately be out there among the stars. He further said that it's not about the moving planets and a single planet species, it's about being a multi-planet species and have life widen beyond the solar system and finally to other star systems. He concluded that it is the future and that is exciting. He added that you need things like that to be glad to wake up in the morning.

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