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Elon Musk: ‘I’m Hopeful That The First People Can Be Taken To Mars in 10, 12 Years’

19 Jun 2014, 04:25 UTC
Elon Musk: ‘I’m Hopeful That The First People Can Be Taken To Mars in 10, 12 Years’
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By Elizabeth HowellUniverse Today, 06.18.14Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, is a hot topic in the media these days. He recently unveiled a manned version of his successful Dragon spacecraft. He’s talking about retrieving the first stage of his Falcon 9 rocket, a feat that has never been accomplished.Last night (June 18), Musk spoke on CNBC because his company was named #1 to the cable network’s second annual Disrupter 50 list. You can watch portions of the interview here and we’ve isolated the space-related parts below based on the transcript from CNBC (which does not exactly match Musk’s words, but is pretty close.)And Musk is still a big fan of Mars exploration, as he says in the interview he hopes to see people walk on the planet in 10-12 years.To read the full article, please click here.

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