Tag: Mars

Today’s the last day to get your boarding pass to Mars

Photo: NASA 01 NOV 17 13:23 ET By Cassandra Santiago and Saeed Ahmed, CNN (CNN) — You’re not really keen on taking a trip to Mars, but you’d sure like something fresh for your Insta feed? NASA’s got just the thing for you: A boarding pass to the Red Planet. You’ll have to act fast — today’s the last day to snag one┬áhere. Just enter your name and a few other details on the site, click enter and you’re ready — or rather, your name is — to go the distance. Here’s how it works: Your name will make...

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Elon Musk elaborates on SpaceX’s plan to colonize Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars. Musk answered questions on Reddit on Sunday. The session was a follow up to Musk’s comments at a space conference in Mexico last month during which he unveiled his plan to send up to 1 million people to Mars within the next 40 to 100 years. Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet “Battlestar Galactica” style. He elaborated on that plan Sunday, saying an unmanned ship will be sent to Mars with equipment to build a plant to create refueling...

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