Through his inventive and innovative spirit, Elon has revolutionized several industries, from electric vehicles and battery storage to space travel.
Sending a man to Mars is perhaps the most ambitious project of Elon Musk. According to the billionaire, the Red Planet may well become suitable for life , like the Earth, and he intends to start this process during his lifetime. Musk recently said when the first people will still be able to step on the surface of the fourth planet from the Sun.
Elon Musk made his statement during a speech at the award ceremony of the German media company Axel-Springen, where he received one of the awards. During the conversation with the host of the show, they discussed many topics, including self-driving cars and, of course, space exploration.
“With a high degree of probability, I think within six years. If we are lucky, then maybe in four years, "- answered the head of SpaceX when asked about the timing of the landing of a man on Mars.
Elon Musk also added that in the next two years they plan to send an unmanned mission to Mars. For flights to Mars, SpaceX is creating a giant Starship rocket, which is set to take off to a record height this week .
Musk's plans are very ambitious, because in 2024 NASA plans to send astronauts to the moon, which is much closer. In addition, back in 2018, he made a similar statement about sending a man to Mars within 6 years.