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Werner Herzog criticized Elon Musk's plan to build a city on Mars as a 'mistake' and an 'obscenity'

Left: Werner Herzog. Right: Elon Musk. Regis Duvignau/Reuters ; Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Elon Musk is planning to build a city on Mars, shuttling a million people to the red planet on SpaceX's Starship rocket. Filmmaker Werner Herzog said in an interview with Inverse he thinks that plan is a "mistake" and an "obscenity."  Instead of being "like the locusts," Herzog told the outlet he thinks humans should focus on keeping Earth habitable. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Mars, Musk, Werner Herzog, Herzog, Starship, Settlements, Mars Colonization, Tech Insider, Morgan McFall Johnsen, Elon Musk Regis Duvignau Reuters


SpaceX wants to impose its 'own legal regime' on Mars for human settlements. A space law expert says that's dubious, but Earth should take it seriously anyway.

An illustration of SpaceX's Starship rocket system lifting off from a Mars city and heading back to Earth. SpaceX/YouTube Elon Musk wants to build a settlement on Mars using Starship, a new fully reusable rocket system that SpaceX is developing to carry 100 people per flight. SpaceX's general counsel recently said he's drafting "a constitution for Mars" and that the company may impose its "own legal regime" on the red planet. SpaceX apparently wants Mars to be "a free planet" where "no...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Law, China, Russia, US, Trends, Earth, Taiwan, United States, United Nations, Reddit, Mars


Mars pole may be hiding salty lakes and life, find researchers

Italian scientists release findings of a large underground lake and three ponds below the South Pole of Mars.The lake might contain water, with salt preventing them from freezing.The presence of water may indicate the existence of microbial and other life forms on the planet. Scientists revealed the possibility that salty ponds and a large underground lake may be hiding underneath the South Pole of Mars. Could it be teeming with Martian life? Italian scientists thinks it's possible.In a new stu...
Tags: Space, Germany, Nasa, Chemistry, Innovation, Universe, European Space Agency, Planets, Mars, Antarctic, Michio Kaku, Mars Colonization, University of Rome, Roma Tre university, Elena Pettinelli, Michio Kaku Bill Nye


Extreme Chernobyl Fungus Could Protect Astronauts From Deadly Radiation

An experiment done aboard the International Space Station demonstrates the potential for a hardy fungus to shield astronauts from cosmic radiation. This fungus has already proved its mettle inside one of the most hostile places on Earth: the ruined Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.Read more...
Tags: Science, Space Travel, International Space Station, Fungi, Iss, Radiation, Extremophiles, Mars Colonization


Elon Musk: A New Life Awaits You in the Off-World Colonies—for a Price

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who has previously conceded that many of the people whom he desires to send to Mars must be prepared to risk death in the process, has sweetened the deal with the hint of some indentured servitude.Read more...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Mars, Starship, Mars Colonization


Elon Musk: A New Life Awaits You on the Off-World Colonies—for a Price

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who has previously conceded that many of the people whom he desires to send to Mars must be prepared to risk death in the process, has sweetened the deal with the hint of some indentured servitude.Read more...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Mars, Starship, Mars Colonization


How Crazy Is Elon Musk’s Mission to Mars?

Yesterday, billionaire tech entrepreneur and noted late guy Elon Musk unveiled his hotly-anticipated plan to send humans to live —and die —on Mars. And not just a few humans: a lot of them. In a talk that wavered between overreaching science fair presentation and straight-up science fiction, Musk described sending fleets of spacecraft, each packed hundreds of colonists, to live on a dusty, airless wasteland that we’re apparently going to fix up with nuclear reactors and artificial magnetic f...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Commercial Spaceflight, Rockets, Mars, Spaceflight, Musk, Mars Colonization


Musk says under 5 percent of SpaceX is working on Mars mission, 2024 launch is ‘optimistic’

 Elon Musk has a plan to colonize Mars, but he’s not rushing it. In a conference call following the SpaceX CEO’s presentation today at the International Astronautical Conference, Musk noted that the project is still essentially a hobby at the company, drawing only a fraction of its efforts. Read More
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Tech, Mars, Musk, Mars Mission, Mars Colonization


Scientists are growing ten different kinds of crops in Mars-like soil

Worried that your Martian diet may be just freeze-dried fruits and dried veggies? Worry no longer: future Mars settlers could feast on quinoa, tomatoes, and peas. A team at Wageningen University in the Netherlands has successfully grown food in Mars soil stimulant from NASA, bringing us one step closer to a realistic Mars colony. --> --> --> --> Read the rest of Scientists are growing ten different kinds of crops in Mars-like soil
Tags: Science, News, Nasa, Netherlands, Innovation, Agriculture, Mars, Mars Colony, Wageningen University, Mars Colonization, Mars Plant Growth, Humans On Mars, Mars living, Colonize Mars, living on Mars, Growing Plants On Mars


We Think These Martian Roadmaps Accidentally Revealed the Site of an Upcoming Mars Landing

In 2018, a Martian rover will land on that planet’s surface to dig in the dirt for signs of past life—and some newly commissioned Martian roadmaps may have accidentally revealed more than intended about just where that site will be.Read more...
Tags: Space, Maps, Esa, Mars, ExoMars, Space Colonization, Mars Colonization