Elon Musk has 'game plan' to send one million people to Mars – starting in 2029

February 20, 2024

For out-of-this-world news, sign up for the Spaced Out newsletterSomething went wrong, please try again later. Replying to a post claiming SpaceX's Starship will "take us to Mars", Musk said: "We are mapping out a game plan to get a million people to Mars. Musk has long said humanity must become an "multi-planet species" to ensure our long-term survival. He said back in 2021: "We don’t want to be one of those single planet species, we want to be a multi-planet species. And then build a city on Mars to become a spacefaring civilization, a multi-planet species."