Elon Musk is set to develop 1000+ starships to carry millions to the Red Planet by 2050

The CEO of SpaceX, Elon musk has a very big aim of building about 100 starships per year and thus in turn is planning to use these starships to send about 1 million people to Mars by the end of 2050. Elon musk believes that at least 1 million people are required to colonize Mars and make sure that humans can live on the red planet. So in his recent announcements, Elon Musk stated that SpaceX is planning to build over 1000 starships that are used to send people to Mars.

What is Elon Musk’s aim behind transporting humans from Earth to Mars?

Elon Musk Believes in the fact that making life possible on multiple planets will ultimately help to back up the ecosystems present on earth. He also stated that no other species apart from humans would be capable of transporting life from Earth to Mars.

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Elon Musk also made a tweet recently stating that making life multi-planetary will help in expanding the scope and scale of consciousness. He also stated that multi-planetary life will also enable us to back up the biosphere and that will ultimately help in protecting human life if there is any kind of calamity happened on earth.

What is the news according to Indo-Asian News Service?

According to the recent reports given by the Indo-Asian News Service, SpaceX is having a major plan of developing starships to carry both people and other materials to the moon Mars and the other planets present in the solar system.

Will Elon Musk reach his goal of sending a million people to Mars by 2050?

The idea of colonizing Mars is not an easy one and it is one of the most difficult tasks to achieve. Many reports say that colonizing Mars is a very slow and risky process. Even NASA is planning to send only well-trained astronauts to Mars instead of risking the lives of normal humans. People on the other hand say that the more unsustainable plans Musk makes, the more people will forget how far SpaceX reached in a very less time.

What are the missions that are yet to be fulfilled by SpaceX?

SpaceX is eagerly waiting to make launch its new Mars-bound spacecraft to orbit. However, the launch is being continuously delayed because of the FAA’s environmental review of the spacecraft. On the other hand, SpaceX is making its own plans to carry out its orbital maiden flight during the summer of 2022.

How is the starship built?

The Starship basically consists of two elements: the first-stage booster which is called a Super Heavy and finally an ultimate or the upper-stage spacecraft known as Starship. The first stage booster is about 230 feet tall and on the other hand, is powered by 33 Raptor 2 engines. However the second stage spacecraft i.e., the Starship is about 164 feet tall.


All of us know that Elon Musk has an ultimate goal of sending about 1 million people from Earth to Mars and also has a plan to establish a living community on the red planet. However, to establish this mission and make it successful, Elon Musk along with his spacecraft company named SpaceX is planning on a major mission of building about 1000 Starships by the end of 2050.

The company is aiming to achieve this goal by building about 100 starships a year so that it can reach its goal of building 1000 starships by the year 2050. As these starships are built they are immediately used to carry humans from Earth to Mars. This makes Elon Musk achieve his ultimate goal of colonizing Mars.

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