'Mission to Mars' is right on track

Ever since Elon Musk founded a start-up space company 14 years ago, the goal has always been the same: Establishing a colony on Mars. Now he’s finally beginning to reveal how he plans to get there.

Starting as soon as 2018, Musk’s SpaceX plans to fly an unmanned spacecraft to Mars. The unmanned flights would continue about every two years, timed for when Earth and Mars are closest in orbit, and, if everything goes according to plan, build toward the first human mission to Mars with the goal of landing in 2025 - Source
I like Musk's ambition. 

It will be enormously risky and dangerous in so many ways, but as President John F. Kennedy said, "We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too."

I'm glad that I'll now see some colonisation attempt within my lifetime.
'Mission to Mars' is right on track 'Mission to Mars' is right on track Reviewed by Kanthala Raghu on June 11, 2016 Rating: 5

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