Elon Musk plans to use new vehicles to send people to the Moon and Mars

By Shayan Shakir

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO, has plans to send people to the Moon and Mars in vehicles that will be capable of doing so and at the same time move around the Earth easily.

Prototypes are currently being built and are set to take flight in the coming months.

In the next two months, the Mk1 version of Musk’s Starship should start it’s high-altitude tests.

Musk says, This is the most inspiring thing I’ve ever seen,” the entrepreneur told an audience gathered at the company’s Boca Chica, Texas, facility where the prototype has been assembled.

“So this thing is going to take off, fly to 65,000ft, about 20km, and come back and land. So that giant thing, it’s really going be pretty epic to see that thing take off and come back.”

The Starship will sit on top of it’s booster, called the Super Heavy.

This booster should have it’s first test flight while carrying a Mk3 Starship, and said to reach the orbit by next year.



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