Elon Musk unveiled the plan of Mars exploration

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The Head of SpaceX published an article in which he presented his vision of the Mars project and demonstrate the steps you need to take humanity to colonize in the future the Red planet.

He believes that people sooner or later will have to move to another planet, as on Earth, mankind is inevitably facing extinction, so to go to space and life on Mars is prepared in advance.

In his Musk announced that SpaceX plans to send to Mars Dragon 2 two years later. In 2020 to Mars will start another mission, and after a few years it will be the first manned flight.

Musk explained that Mars with Earth a lot in common, and he was even more like our planet, but before moving to Mars, we need to solve many more problems. Now, for example, you should think about reducing the price of space flights of up to 200 thousand dollars — this will make them more affordable for people. According to the head of Space X, the company is already working in this direction, exploring the possibilities for creating reusable practical to transport to space flight.

In Addition to the transportation problems need to be solved lot of issues related to prolonged stay of man in space. For example, it is unclear how to reduce the negative effects of cosmic radiation on humans.

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