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Chief of SpaceX: Humans will go to Mars by the end of this decade

BingMag.com <b>Chief</b> of <b>SpaceX:</b> <b>Humans</b> will go to <b>Mars</b> by the <b>end</b> of this decade

According to SpaceX, a manned mission to Mars could happen sooner than you think, even by the end of this decade. Gwynne Shotwell, Chief executive and Chief operating officer of SpaceX, recently told CNBC's Shepard Smith that astronauts are likely to reach the surface of the Red Planet by the end of the 2020s (1400s). Receipt. "I think it will be in this decade, yes," he said. And a trip to the moon sooner. "

He added:" I think we need to have a big shift to the surface of Mars, and then people will think about it more deeply. "After that, I think in five or six years, people will see that this will be a real travel option." Had raised. Of course, SpaceX's goal is to make this ambitious vision a reality. The company is developing a massive, reusable rocket-spacecraft complex called the Starship to carry people and cargo to the moon, Mars, and beyond.

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Starship currently has several lunar missions planned. For example, in 2018, Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa booked the spacecraft for a 2023 lunar voyage. NASA also selected Starship as the first manned moon lander for its Artemis program, which it plans to land astronauts near the moon's south pole in 2025.

NASA is in fact planning He sees Artemis as a testing ground for a trip to Mars and plans to launch a manned mission to the Red Planet in 2040 or so; Nearly a decade later than when the shuttle deems it possible for Humans to land on Mars. Do the near future of its South Texas facility called Starbase. However, the launch will not take place until the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completes an environmental assessment of ongoing operations at Starbys.

The study was originally scheduled to be completed by the end of 2021, but The FAA has delayed its completion several times, and May 31 is now set as the end date for the environmental review.

  • Starship ; SpaceX 120-meter giant to conquer Mars

Cover photo: Graphic and visual design of a city on Mars
Credit: SpaceX

Source: Space

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