Here's Elon Musk's Plan To Build A 1 Million Person City On Mars Starting In 2020

Energy | Andrew Follett
Astronaut man walks in the desert with mountains in Mars. Journey to the red planet. Landscape of the red planet Mars (Shutterstock/Alones)

Musk said he’ll sort out the financial issues later

New Rover Evidence Suggests Mars May Have Been Habitable 3.5 Billion Years Ago

US | Andrew Follett
Searching for life on planet Mars - Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Juergen Faelchle)

‘We think early Mars may have been similar to early Earth’

Rocket Scientist: 'Very Probable' Space Billionaires Will Beat NASA To Mars

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

‘Will spend tens of billions on it’

NASA Can Probably Stop An Asteroid, But Wouldn't Detect A Comet In Time, Study Finds

Energy | Andrew Follett
The Falling Meteor Rain. Comet in space, meteor and energy, asteroid glow, powerful star moving. Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

‘Currently almost impossible’

Rocket Scientist: 'No One Needs' NASA's Planned Moon Space Station 'For Any Purpose'

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘It is strictly a liability, not an asset’

NASA To Build 'Deep Space Gateway' Around Moon Starting In 2027

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘Journey to Mars’

China Starts Testing 'Lunar Palace' For Future Moon Base

Energy | Andrew Follett
Brave astronaut at the spacewalk on the moon. This image elements furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/ Vadim Sadovski )

China is pouring billions into its military-run space program

Here Are NASA's Biggest Problems Sending Humans To Mars By 2033

Energy | Andrew Follett

‘Humans to Mars in the mid 2030s are really achievable’

Here's Buzz Aldrin's Plan To Start Colonizing Mars In 2020

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘Get your ass to Mars!’

Study: You Can Easily Make Bricks On Mars, And That's A Big Deal

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘A new home for humanity’

Bill Maher Says That If We Go To Mars We'll All Die Of Climate Change

Opinion | Mark Whittington
TV host Bill Maher speaks during the HBO portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton on July 28, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California

Maher wants space innovators to be forced to innovate in climate technology instead.

Trump Talks To Space Station Astronauts, Promises Them Mars

Energy | Andrew Follett
President Trump speaks to astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) (Screenshot/Youtube)

‘Excited about the missions to Mars in the 2030s’

NASA Unveils Space Cereal Machine. It Could End Up Feeding The World

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

It can be used to improve food production in Africa

NASA Find Ingredients For Life On Two Ocean Worlds Beyond Earth

Energy | Andrew Follett
Searching for life on planet Mars - Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Juergen Faelchle)

‘Is there life out there?’

NASA Now Knows Why Mars Became Uninhabitable

Energy | Andrew Follett
Searching for life on planet Mars - Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Juergen Faelchle)

We now know how Mars lost its atmosphere, making it uninhabitable

Alien Hunters Find 'Lizard' On Mars [PHOTO]

Energy | Andrew Follett
A person being abducted by aliens in front of his house. (Shutterstock/solarseven)

The image was taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover

NASA Wants A Space Station Around Mars By 2028, But Major Scientists Aren't So Sure

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

‘If you want to go to Mars, you need to go to Mars. Hanging out in orbit doesn’t cut it’

Trump's Mars Mission Needs Internationalism

Opinion | George Payne
Astronaut spaceman helmet planet Mars surface martian colony space landscape. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock.com/NikoNomad)

It does not make practical sense to pit one nation against another in a modern space race in these times.

Rocket Scientist: Trump Could Send Astronauts To Mars In 8 Years

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

‘The way to make America great again’

Elon Musk: We Need To Colonize Mars To Escape Robot Apocalypse

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

‘We needed to colonize Mars so that we’ll have a bolt-hole if A.I. goes rogue and turns on humanity’