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Musk predicted the cost of tickets for Mars — Rambler News Service


Photo: globallookpress.com/Kim Shiflett the Head of the SpaceX company, the American businessman and the inventor Elon Musk said that in the future tickets for Mars will cost lower than $100 thousand. "I am sure that flight to Mars (the return ticket will be free) will cost less than $500 thousand and, perhaps, less than $100 thousand once" — Musk on the Twitter wrote. According to him, the price in $100 thousand will be rather low that will allow most of persons interested of the countries with developed economy to sell the houses on Earth and to move to Mars. In September, 2018, Musk and the page on Twitter published the image of the Martian base "Alfa". In social network there was also an image of the Big Falcon Rocket rocket which flies up from Mars. Initially SpaceX planned to direct the Red Dragon rocket ("A red dragon") to Mars in 2018, however the company revised the plan of start: the first pilotless rocket will go to Mars in 2022. In case of success of a mission the first rockets with crew will go to Mars in 2024.

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