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SpaceX announces plan to visit Mars

SpaceX announces plan to visit Mars

September 27, 2016

At the¬†International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, Elon Musk presented for the first time his plans how mankind will be able to travel regularly to Mars. The first mission (witout people and solely to gather data) will fly in 2018 on a Red Dragon powered by a Falcon Heavy. Ultimately the goal is to launch the “Interplanetary Transport System” that can be relaunched in a matter of hours and carry a hundred people on each trip. By using this reusable system and being able to carry many people the ticket price could be reduced down to¬†$200,000 per person.