The technical focus might be on getting to Mars, but SpaceX founder Elon Musk is already thinking a few dozen steps in advance. Namely: He wants to plant two short-term suns on the Red Planet to help with the terraforming.
When he’s not busy trying to colonize Mars with SpaceX, billionaire Elon Musk is also trying to save the world with his electric car company Tesla. The latest model might just be the coolest car ever conceived.
There are a whole lot of cool things we want to take with us to Mars (food, habitats, the entire library of Netflix on hard drive), but there are a couple things we’d prefer not to carry over to our next celestial home. Namely: bacteria.