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Re: SpaceX surface habs & infrastructure (from IAC 2017)
« Reply #40 on: 10/07/2017 02:35 AM »
Did you get mine ?

You shouldn't trust everything that Elon says just because he's Elon.
No one is forcing you on this thread.

We get it. These might be just totally random CGI assets. But they don't look like it, they have what looks like intentional design features made for Mars and that fit with SpaceX's architecture.

SpaceX was asked about their intentions for building a city on Mars, they said that their intention was to build the transportation for it but that they won't build the actual city. They have no intention of building a Moon base either.

You'll need to find a direct quote because Musk disagrees with you:
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"This is intended to be a significant amount of revenue and help fund a city on Mars. Looking in the long term, and saying what's needed to create a city on Mars? Well, one thing's for sure: a lot of money."
http://shitelonsays.com/transcript/spacex-seattle-2015-2015-01-15
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Re: SpaceX surface habs & infrastructure (from IAC 2017)
« Reply #41 on: 10/14/2017 01:02 PM »
We dont actually need heavy bulldozers and boring equipment. I am sure some good old fashioned explosive can dig nice holes perfect for housing our flattened sphere or dome.
The dome does not need to be wasted space if you make use of it with multi floors.

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Re: SpaceX surface habs & infrastructure (from IAC 2017)
« Reply #42 on: 10/14/2017 03:25 PM »
SpaceX was asked about their intentions for building a city on Mars, they said that their intention was to build the transportation for it but that they won't build the actual city. They have no intention of building a Moon base either.

You'll need to find a direct quote because Musk disagrees with you:
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"This is intended to be a significant amount of revenue and help fund a city on Mars. Looking in the long term, and saying what's needed to create a city on Mars? Well, one thing's for sure: a lot of money."
http://shitelonsays.com/transcript/spacex-seattle-2015-2015-01-15

We have the much more recent statement by Gwynne Shotwell at Stanford a few days back.

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Will SpaceX work with other companies regarding infrastructure on the surface of Mars?

SpaceX is focused on the transportation part of the Mars problem, but people need somewhere to go once they arrive. I don't think it's an accident that Elon started the Boring Company, tunnels will be very important in the first steps of living on Mars, before we build domes and terraform. We want other companies to start thinking about it and working on it, but we'll do it if we have to. I think the BFR might be ready before these other components of actually living on Mars.

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Re: SpaceX surface habs & infrastructure (from IAC 2017)
« Reply #43 on: 10/14/2017 03:44 PM »
And?
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Re: SpaceX surface habs & infrastructure (from IAC 2017)
« Reply #44 on: 10/14/2017 04:25 PM »
And?

I was confirming your position with a newer quote.

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Re: SpaceX surface habs & infrastructure (from IAC 2017)
« Reply #45 on: 10/14/2017 10:23 PM »
More or less. SpaceX will do it if no else does it isn't the same thing as we will build a city on Mars. 

In any event, here is another recent quote:

Quote from: Elon Musk
Our goal is get you there and ensure the basic infrastructure for propellant production and survival is in place. A rough analogy is that we are trying to build the equivalent of the transcontinental railway. A vast amount of industry will need to be built on Mars by many other companies and millions of people.

https://www.reddit.com/r/space/comments/76e79c/i_am_elon_musk_ask_me_anything_about_bfr/dodh7t2/?context=3
« Last Edit: 10/14/2017 10:39 PM by yg1968 »

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Re: SpaceX surface habs & infrastructure (from IAC 2017)
« Reply #46 on: 10/14/2017 10:31 PM »
About the city on Mars image, Elon says:

Quote from: Elon Musk
Wouldn't read too much into that illustration

https://www.reddit.com/r/space/comments/76e79c/i_am_elon_musk_ask_me_anything_about_bfr/dodhms4/?context=3


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