Here’s an amazing project where David Windestål uses a weather balloon to send a remote control airplane up to the edge of space and then pilot it back down to earth using FPV (first person video). Impressive. Most impressive. Project details are online, if you’re curious about the details.
The one and only Elon Musk talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Walt Mossberg about his plans to send a one-way rocket to Mars in 2018. Also of note, he elaborates on why he wants more people to have access to the power of artificial intelligence.
Recently, Elon Musk announced details on the SpaceX’s plans to colonize Mars and make humanity an interplanetary species.
Here’s a great explainer video about Elon Musk’s recently unveiled plans to make interplanetary transit more affordable.
Elon Musk a speech on his Mars colonization plans in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he detailed his plan to set up a self-sustaining colony of 1 million people on Mars. Given the events of 2016, I doubt Mr. Musk will have any trouble finding volunteers to leave the planet.