Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species

SpaceX and Elon Musk has now presented their vision of making humans a multiplanetary species. Based on the new rocket engine Raptor the Interplanetary Transport System will take 100 people to Mars.

SpaceX pictures at Flickr

The Verge: SpaceX articles

Space.com: SpaceX’s Mars colonization in images

Video below: SpaceX’s Interplanetary Transport System:

SpaceX: www.SpaceX.comSpaceX @ Youtube | SpaceX @ Flickr | Elon Musk @ Twitter

Wikipedia: SpaceX | Elon Musk | Mars | Raptor rocket engine | Interplanetary Transport System | Mars Colonization

The International Astronomical Congress 2016

It’s about to start, you can follow it live at www.iac2016.org.

Elon Musk is expected to present his mission to Mars today: Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species.

English video stream. Full programme: PDF.

The Verge: Elon Musk’s Mars colonization announcement

Elon Musk – The Story So Far

Chris Anderson (TED) on Elon Musk: The World’s Most Remarkable Entrepreneur

The site “Wait But Why” is writing a four-part series on Elon Musk and his companies. Don’t miss it!

Part One: Elon Musk: The World’s Raddest Man
Part Two: How Tesla Will Change The World
Part Three: How (And Why) SpaceX Will Colonize Mars
Part Four: The Cook and the Chef: Musk’s secret dauce

Don’t miss the sources at the end of each part.

Links:

SpaceX | Tesla Motors | SolarCity | Reddit AMA: Elon Musk

Wikipedia: Elon Musk | SpaceX | Tesla Motors | SolarCity | Hyperloop | PayPal

Elon Musk’s Mars Vision

Elon Musk’s plan for SpaceX is to colonize Mars. Here are some articles to heat up the atmosphere before Musk reveals the full plan later this year:

Space.com: Huge Mars Colony Eyed by SpaceX Founder Elon Musk

Space.com: SpaceX’s Elon Musk to Reveal Mars Colonization Ideas This Year

Space.com: Elon Musk’s SpaceX Gets $1 Billion from Google and Fidelity

More links:

SpaceX and Wikipedia

Update: SpaceX Rocket Explosion Likely Caused by Faulty Strut