Turns out, the prospect of sending people to Mars elicits some pretty strange questions, statements, requests … and even smooches.
On Tuesday, SpaceX founder Elon Musk unveiled the company’s plans to send humans to the Red Planet in a highly anticipated speech at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Mexico.
Then came the Q&A segment.
Musk spent about an hour and a half discussing SpaceX’s strategy to fund and execute human colonies on Mars — and, certainly, several attendees asked him about that. But a few had more personal inquiries: one person wanted to pass a comic book, The Future of Fusion, to Musk onstage, and another asked if she could kiss Musk “on behalf of the ladies.” Read more…