SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently shared his talk on Twitter, his version of civilization on Mars. To be precise, he shared how he believes the first human beings on the Red Planet will live.
It all started with a question by Twitter user @Astronomiaum. In the caption, translated from Portuguese, they asked Musk for a statement of it he made a few years ago. They asked if Musk thinks it is possible to populate Mars with more than 1 million people by 2050. Technology giant Deveras !, which translates loosely to “Really!”
Subsequently, @Astronomiaum again asked, “Elon: When humans arrived on Mars, would the planet already be terraced or would people have an alternative space created by SpaceX to survive on the red planet?” Musk replied that people will live in glass domes first and then added:
His answer prompted people to share various questions.
“Will glass provide adequate radiation protection?” a Twitter user asked. “Wouldn’t it be safer to live underground on Mars first? It would provide shelter from radiation, wind / dust storms, asteroids, etc. We suggested using natural lava tubes as a start, ”shared another.
What do you think of Musk’s answer?