SpaceX on Mars: Mission Impossible?

Elon Musk has always maintained that SpaceX’s ultimate goal is to colonize the Red Planet. But is his desire to deposit humans on Mars before the end of the decade credible? Across the Rhine, two engineers did the math…

“2029.” Although he’s downplayed his ambitions a bit — the original date was 2024 — Elon Musk still hopes to send men to Mars by the end of the decade. Anyway, this is what the man with 100 million followers announced on March 16, 2022 on Twitter, in a terse, but very noticeable answer to a user’s question. For several years, SpaceX has been developing a gigantic spacecraft – the Starship – with the goal of making it the vehicle and the first crewed home for the Red Planet. It reaches 120 meters high on its massive booster (called SuperHeavy), and will have the capacity to carry more than 100 tons of payload into low Earth orbit. At first, that’s cool

“2029.” Although he’s downplayed his ambitions a bit — the original date was 2024 — Elon Musk still hopes to send men to Mars by the end of the decade. Anyway, this is what the man with 100 million followers announced on March 16, 2022 on Twitter, in a terse, but very noticeable answer to a user’s question.

For several years, SpaceX has been developing a gigantic spacecraft – the Starship – with the goal of making it the vehicle and the first crewed home for the Red Planet. It reaches a height of 120 meters on its huge booster (called extremely heavy), it will have the capacity to carry more than 100 tons of payload into low Earth orbit. At first, that’s cool

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