Mars colonization is one of the biggest dreams of billionaire Elon Musk. In addition, he has everything he needs to found a settlement on Mars: money, intelligence, willpower and desire for fulfillment.
To reach your goal, he wants to open an office in Seattle, the largest city of the US state of Washington, King County headquarters. He wants to employ “hundreds, perhaps thousands”, he said in an interview with Bloomberg News.
Seattle prides itself the University of Washington, produces a highly skilled labor force. It is a major national center for technology companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, Nintendo and others. In addition, thousands of aviation engineers are looking for work, which greatly will facilitate the visionary plans Musk to Mars colonization.
Elon Musk joined the billionaires club in 2002, when he sold PayPal to eBay for $ 1.5 billion. In the same year, he founded SpaceX, currently the largest space exploration company. In addition, he owns the Tesla, a maker of electric cars valued at more than $ 18 billion and SolarCity, company developing solar panels for American households.
The 43-year-old entrepreneur said he is very optimistic about its Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX), the first private company to land a probe on the International Space Station.
During an interview with Bloomberg, he said that satellites would play a crucial role in their efforts to establish a settlement on Mars. Build a commercial satellite business will provide a good recipe for it and communications knowledge sufficient to suit your colonizing mars aspirations.
Mars colonization and the recovery of rockets.
Musk is almost accomplishing his ambitious dream of restoring rockets were launched into space and thus significantly cheapen space travel. This will facilitate his goal founding a town on Mars.
On January 10, SpaceX almost managed to recover a rocket, a fundamental step to re-launch vehicles. Musk said today that he is more confident in the next takeoff, scheduled for January 29. He hopes to make history, landing his rocket vertically on top of a ship the size of a football field.
“If we did not little bit hydraulic fluid we would actually landed,” said Musk. “So for the next flight will have a margins to more than 50 percent hydraulic fluid. We have a real good chance of about three weeks.