Elon Musk speaks during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Tuesday. The SpaceX founder says he envisions ships flying en masse to Mars, “Battlestar Galactica” style. He calls it the Mars Colonial fleet.
Elon Musk speaks during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Tuesday. The SpaceX founder says he envisions ships flying en masse to Mars, “Battlestar Galactica” style. He calls it the Mars Colonial fleet. Refugio Ruiz The Associated Press
Elon Musk speaks during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Tuesday. The SpaceX founder says he envisions ships flying en masse to Mars, “Battlestar Galactica” style. He calls it the Mars Colonial fleet. Refugio Ruiz The Associated Press
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