Elon Musk says he is ‘confident’ people could afford to ‘sell their home on Earth’ and move to Mars on a SpaceX rocket

Elon Musk says he is ‘confident’ people could afford to ‘sell their home on Earth’ and move to Mars on a SpaceX rocket

12th February 20190Byadmin

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SpaceX’s “test hopper,” an experimental stainless-steel ship, in Texas. The person at the bottom is for scale.
Elon Musk/SpaceX via Twitter

Elon Musk is trying to make it a no-brainer for you to move to Mars.

Musk, the founder of SpaceX, shared his thinking on cost-effective space travel on Twitter over the weekend.

“I’m confident moving to Mars … will one day cost less than $500k & maybe even below $100k,” Musk tweeted on Sunday. “Low enough that most people in advanced economies could sell their home on Earth & move to Mars if they want.”

He added that if anyone decides they don’t like Mars (there are plenty of reasons to hate it), a “return ticket is free.”

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