According to the businessman, the conquest of the red planet will be difficult and dangerous.
Inventor, businessman and founder of SpaceX Elon Musk said he believes the Mars mission to colonize the red planet similar to the exploration of North America by the British. He also suggested that the mission will not be without suicide bombers.
Nevertheless, the entrepreneur is convinced that this mission will be willing, because some people “strive to be pioneers.”
“It’s dangerous and probably people will die, and they will be warned about it. And then they will pave the way and ultimately make safe the road to Mars and the stay on this planet. But this is the distant future,” said Musk.
Also the inventor told about the purpose, developing the Mars mission.
“This is necessary for the architecture that would create a self-contained city on Mars and survive multiple planetary species,” he said.
It is reported that the beginning of a mission to Mars, scheduled for 2018. Then Musk plans to launch an unmanned mission on the ship the Dragon V2. The next step will be two mission 2020 year 2022 and one. Then also planned a manned mission for Mars in 2025.