Author Topic: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES  (Read 50747 times)

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Explains why Mars in the only option. Nothing against going to the Moon, but challenging to become multiplanetary.


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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #22 on: 09/27/2016 07:04 PM »
Venus is a high-pressure high-temperature acid bath.

"Not like the goddess."
All aboard the HSF hype train!  Choo Choo!

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #23 on: 09/27/2016 07:04 PM »
Walking through a model of the solar system, explaining "why Mars", instead of elsewhere such as the Moon. Mars has an earth-like day, an atmosphere, Mars is much better suited to ultimately scale up to a self-sustaining civilization.

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Elon wants to warm Mars up. Right into the terraforming part.




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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #28 on: 09/27/2016 07:08 PM »
Need to bring cost down to $200,000 per person
« Last Edit: 09/27/2016 07:08 PM by Mike_1179 »

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #29 on: 09/27/2016 07:08 PM »
"Landing on the Moon the greatest accomplishment of mankind"

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #30 on: 09/27/2016 07:09 PM »
"Reduce cost of going to Mars by 5 million percent."

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The orders of magnitude.


Offline Chris Bergin

Booster and Tanker increases payload capability.



Offline Chris Bergin

Prop plant on Mars, allows to send the ships back to Earth. No graveyard of ships.

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On prop choice. "Methane was the clear winner"

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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #38 on: 09/27/2016 07:18 PM »
Replaying video released earlier today


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Re: LIVE: Elon Musk IAC Mars Speech - Sept. 27, 2016 - UPDATES
« Reply #39 on: 09/27/2016 07:20 PM »
Over 100,000 people watching YT livestream.

I guess the rest follows here on NSF!

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