SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk has never been shy about his ambitions to save humanity by making it a multiple planet species.
For more than 10 years, the billionaire has championed the idea that humanity’s best hope for survival is by extending our reach into the solar system.
During a speech in Guadalaraja, Mexico on Tuesday, Musk finally laid out SpaceX’s vision for getting people off Earth and establishing a city — filled with everything from pizza parlors to fueling stations — on Mars.
“History is going to bifurcate along two directions. One path is we stay on Earth forever and then there will be some eventual extinction event,” Musk said during the speech before the International Astronautical Congress (IAC). Read more…