Elon Musk’s Mars colony plan is ‘dangerous illusion’, says Astronomer Royal

Image: Mars Daily stock illustration By Sarah Knapton, Published by The Telegraph, 27 March 2024 Prof Lord Martin Rees suggests it is easier to solve climate change on Earth than escape to another planet Elon Musk is harbouring a “dangerous illusion” that a colony can be established on Mars, the Astronomer Royal

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US military eyes SpaceX Starship for ‘sensitive and potentially dangerous missions’: report

The Starship upper-stage prototype Ship 28 conducts a six-engine static fire test on Dec. 20, 2023. (Image credit: SpaceX) By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 31 January 2024 In this proposed arrangement, the Pentagon would fly Starship as a government-controlled vehicle. The U.S. military is considering commandeering SpaceX's reusable Starship

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