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Tesla and Space X founder plans for Mars colony. Price? $500k per ticket

Viktor Venson

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder and CEO of the private spaceflight company SpaceX, wants to help establish a Mars colony of up to 80,000 people by ferrying explorers to the Red Planet for perhaps $500,000 a trip.

In Musk’s vision, the ambitious Mars settlement program would start with a pioneering group of fewer than 10 people, who would journey to the Red Planet aboard a huge reusable rocket powered by liquid oxygen and methane.

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  • Priyanka Pant

    This sounds exciting yet deadly!

  • Liz Dwyer

    Even if you had the cash, would you want to be one of those 10 people?

      • Liz Dwyer

        Clearly, I would not have been one of the Pilgrims on the Mayflower cos I'm totally like, "heck no" to this idea.