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Watch Elon Musk reveal SpaceX’s plans to bring humanity to Mars

By Tim Fernholz

Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, shared his company’s plans for bringing humans to Mars in a speech at the International Astronautical Congress that began at approximately 2:30pm EST. You can watch along with us here:

Here’s the preview video SpaceX released ahead of the presentation:

We’ll be following the speech with full analysis of the plan and reaction to it. In the meantime, you can learn about the high-stakes culture that Musk brought to SpaceX, what makes this speech a major moment in his career. You can also read about how SpaceX is already collaborating with NASA on the technology we’ll need to bring enough supplies to Mars for humans to survive. And check out what it took for SpaceX to go from a startup to a disrupter of the military industrial complex.

Tim Fernholz
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