Ticket to Mars estimated at $500K a person
Speculation from SpaceX owner
- Duration 3:05
- Date Nov 29, 2012
Speculation from SpaceX owner
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Last topic a private space exploration company has come up with a rough price tag for a ticket.
To Mars SpaceX founder Elon Musk who -- -- smells to written it.
Says the triple costs about 500 grand per person which is almost half a million dollars.
He envisions on Mars colony of 80000 people but only after his company designs -- rapid and reusable rocket that can land vertically.
You know latest live how they zooming by just.
Didn't come sliding back down that's never gonna happen.
John what do you think of this guy -- you know we I mean.
He had Gennifer Flowers got together and said -- in the newspapers but let's come up with something that is absurd.
When when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon United Airlines took reservations for the first trip to the moon.
I call I got a reservation.
Years later I call them back -- news about them listen you kidding so that's that's died.
This is -- you see this is an idea kind of -- you really wanted to get to the -- we've -- I don't want -- government Mars that's a two year trip I got better things of that with a couple years you know I'm still angry when I went into the doctors to get my stitches -- -- -- some five stitches on my lip and it put me in a straight jacket and they told me I was going to the moon.
A little boy in the 1970s I'm still angry.
Yeah I actually -- where -- an elevator.
I don't know it's not it was scarier than that.
-- -- a guy that you think this is a good deal I mean is gonna happen in the future you know maybe in in terms of inflation 500 -- is not going to be that much to go to our.
Anybody I mean what's gonna be enticing on the moon I need to know what's there in order to decide that we need a -- -- I mean I'm so all of these guys.
Looking at all costs more interesting less than than those in the mood sort of romantic and Philly cheese yeah -- -- reading about that romance novels for a long time -- the of the writing my poetry about an open -- but my parents.
What's there is they're like what's.
Allure when I don't know what the -- of Mars is it's it's it's not good out there red stuff.
I would rather read it any entire body in full agenda has put him at the moon who is.
Snacks counts -- little I -- to go to that's not nice I don't know the other.
You learn things about does he wants 80000 people of their living in these -- things where they're gonna grow earth crops.
There's frozen water on Mars but it's really frozen so somehow all of that they got a melt a lot of water.
To grow corn and wheat -- locking things down pat and I I think somebody is kind of -- in Arlington there's definitely think there's seven billion people on the planet now.
There's 80000 people who want to go to Mars right there's there's 80000 people who have -- going to have half a million others are guys -- going up in orbit they're paying more than I've paid in the millions to go up in orbit for a while this is great I mean it's it's private industries actually solving something that NASA has completely that's what I was gone for everything magazine -- -- -- it's.
Privatize the entire -- as privatizing just allow people to do what they want to do it I want this guy's dream and hope as John Gibson -- close -- out of the post here.