Musk: SpaceX is expected to launch its first unmanned mission to Mars within four years
SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk (Elon Musk) said at the International Mars Association conference on Friday (16th) local time that SpaceX is expected to launch the first non-committal campaign on Mars within four years. Man flying mission. Musk said that SpaceX will be ready in 2023 at the earliest, just in time for the 2024 launch window.
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In addition, Musk said that the purpose of setting up SpaceX is to build a city on Mars, and the interstellar spacecraft is SpaceX’s choice of vehicle for this purpose. At the conference, Musk shared the flight test schedule of the interstellar spacecraft, the design process and goals of the spacecraft, and important details of when SpaceX may deliver a prototype of the interstellar spacecraft NASA lunar lander.
IT Home learned that the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates all carried out a Mars launch mission in July this year. The next Mars launch window will come in 2022 and 2024, so Musk mentioned the launch opportunity of Mars in 2024.
According to officials, the mission will use the SpaceX Starship vehicle to launch to Mars, a reusable rocket and spacecraft combination that is currently under construction at the South Texas Development Center.
In addition, SpaceX also plans to use interstellar spacecraft to perform moon landing missions and conduct point-to-point navigation around the earth from 2022.
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