Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has commented that he would like to build cars on Mars “before he dies.”
According informs Fox Business, during a meeting of Tesla shareholders held last week in Austin, Texas, one of the attendees asked Musk when the company would start assemble cars off earth.
“An off-planet factory? I like the way you think,” replied the mogul. After admitting that he found it difficult to establish a plant on Mars in the near futureHe noted that he would like to “see one before he dies.” “I do not know what we will have in about 40 years”, but if “hopefully” it will be possible to create such a factory “before we die, that would be great“he insisted.
The idea of colonize the red planet It’s nothing new to Elon Musk, who aims to build a self-sufficient city of one million people there by 2050. Those people would come to mars on the Starship spacecraft, the reusable interplanetary vehicle that SpaceX is developing.
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