Speaking at the StartmeupHK Festival in Hong Kong this week, Musk said that he had already taken parabolic flights to prepare for space, but had not done much else.
- There is a defensive reason for becoming multiplanet which is to protect humanity from a single planet extinction event
- Establishing a city on Mars would be a great adventure for humanity
- Mars is where a sustainable city could be established
- Spacex is scheduled to a launch a crew to the space station by the end of 2017
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