Reaching Mars is one of the greatest dreams of man, that could very soon come true and if so, the trips to the red planet would become normal in the future.
One of the companies working to achieve this goal is SpaceX, owned by entrepreneur Elon Musk , who is used to publishing all the advances in space exploration in his social networks.
It is precisely Elon Musk who is already speculating about what it would cost a ticket to get to Mars aboard a SpaceX ship.
Through Twitter, the businessman said he is confident that a trip to the Red Planet will one day cost less than $ 500,000 although that price is “very dependent on volume.“
Although half a million dollars sounds quite expensive, in reality it is not such a high price, compared to the US $ 200,000 that you would have to spend to experience weightlessness on a Virgin Galactic flight .
Even Musk thinks that the price of tickets could eventually drop to less than
It is expected that SpaceX’s first mission to the red planet will be launched before 2023, although it would not be manned.
However, if successful, it would not be long before the man finally achieves the dream of stepping on Martian soil.