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Dear Elon Musk: Your dazzling Mars plan overlooks some big nontechnical hurdles - The Conversation US

Elon Musk has a plan, and it's about as audacious as they come. Not content with living on our pale blue dot, Musk and his company SpaceX want to colonize Mars, fast. They say they'll send a duo of supply ships to the red planet within five years. By ...and more »

SpaceX aims to replace Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy, and Dragon with one spaceship - TechCrunch

When Elon Musk took the stage at the International Astronautical Congress today to expand on the Mars plan he revealed at the event last year, he started where people had the most questions last time around: How will you pay for trips to Mars? The ...and more »

Elon Musk's Mars project is the ultimate symbol of our throwaway culture - The Guardian

Why struggle to make Mars a nice place to live when we can't look after the planet we've already got? Contact author. @michelerhanson. Mon 2 Oct 2017 08.06 EDT Last modified on Mon 5 Mar 2018 04.59 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...and more »

Spacex Big Rocket will go down in history like DC-3 and Caravel sailing ships - Next Big Future

The BFR will be able refuel in orbit and go to the moon, land and launch from the moon and return to earth without refueling. The BFR establishing new commercial space age like DC-3 boosting commercial aviation before WW2. With the first few BFR ...and more »

SpaceX BFR: Fly anywhere on Earth in under an hour - Fox News

Elon Musk believes humans should be able to travel anywhere on Earth in under an hour, and for that trip to cost roughly the same as an economy airline ticket. That's Musk's latest idea for another use of the technology SpaceX is developing for off ...and more »

Elon Musk shares images of “Moon Base Alpha” and “Mars City” ahead of IAC talk - TechCrunch

Elon Musk is giving us a sneak peak of what he'll be talking about in just a few hours at the International Astronautical Congress in Australia. The SpaceX founder shared an image he captioned “Moon Base Alpha” on Instagram today, featuring a computer ...and more »

Elon Musk wants to build a rocket that can fly you from New York to Shanghai in 30 minutes - Inhabitat

Imagine being able to travel from New York to Shanghai in just 30 minutes. If Elon Musk succeeds with his newest plan, a trip of this kind will soon be possible. During Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp., the entrepreneur revealed his ambition ...and more »

NASA circumspect about Elon Musk's Mars 2024 mission plan - The Australian

Share this article. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. NASA circumspect about Elon Musk's Mars 2024 mission plan. An artists's impression of SpaceX's new BFR mega-rocket on Mars. Photo: SpaceX via AP. Chris Griffith. Technology Reporter.and more »

SpaceX Focusing on Big F***ing Rocket, Phasing Out Other Systems - Seeker

Falcon Heavy, we hardly knew ye. SpaceX plans to eventually phase out the big rocket, which has yet to fly, as well as the Falcon 9 booster and Dragon capsule to concentrate on the Mars-colonizing BFR system, company founder and CEO Elon Musk ...and more »

Elon Musk wants to use rockets for global commercial travel - Jakarta Post

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk proposed to use the company's “Big Falcon Rocket” (BFR) as a commercial vehicle for global transport. He claims it could get people anywhere in the world within an hour. Instagram. Instagram. This photo or video has been removed ...and more »