SpaceX Mars launch: Elon Musk vows ‘sell your house and fly to Mars’ for THIS ticket price

The South African genius behind SpaceX, Tesla and Paypal, aims to put astronauts on the surface of Mars by the year 2024. In a recent spate of …

In a direct reply to the SPEXcast science podcast Twitter account, teased future Mars mission launches will cost between £77,830 and £390,100 ($100,000 and $500,000).

Included in the ticket price, of course, is a free ride back to Earth should the astronauts decided not to stay behind.

In the Twitter exchange, SPEXcast asked: “What are the estimated costs for tickets to Moon/Mars accounting for reusability?”

Mr Musk answered: “Very dependant on volume, but I’m confident moving to Mars (return ticket is free) will one day cost less than $500k and maybe even below $100k.


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