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Sun Sep 29, 2019, 03:00 AM

SpaceX CEO unveils his Texas built 'Starship' with plans to launch humans to the moon and Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk outlined an ambitious plan Saturday night to make Texas one of the focal points of the new commercial Space Race --- testing a prototype rocket in one to two months and potentially sending humans to space next year.

Standing at the foot of a 164-foot chrome steel space vehicle he's dubbed "Starship" a few miles from the South Texas Gulf Coast, Musk said the site in Boca Chica will soon become one of two major manufacturing centers for rocket ships and boosters along with the company's other major site in Florida.

Even more, he outlined his plans for sending humans to the moon and Mars and building permanent bases on each for repeated trips.

"I think we should do our very best to become a multi-planet species and extend our consciousness beyond earth - and we should do it now," Musk said.

Read more: https://www.dallasnews.com/business/2019/09/29/spacex-ceo-unveils-his-texas-built-starship-with-plans-to-launch-humans-to-the-moon-and-mars/

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Sun Sep 29, 2019, 03:01 AM

1. Absolutely fascinating - Go to about 16:48 to get to the actual start of the video.

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