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Musk Plan for a Million on Mars by 2050 a Delusion – Gizmodo

 

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk’s idea of sending one million people to live in a colony on Mars within the next three decades is “pure delusion,” according to a commentary by Gizmodo, which says “the timeline he offers is ludicrous.”

Even NASA isn’t expecting to land a person on Mars for close to 20 years, and establishing a colony on Mars – with adequate air, food, water and fuel – is far too daunting a task, the report says. Humans should first solve the “planetary crisis here on Earth” before considering life on another planet, where we would “essentially be asked to live like moles, making only brief appearances at the surface,” the report said.

Read the full report: Gizmodo.

 

 

 

 

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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years.

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