For astronauts arriving on Mars for the first time it would be both inspiring and intimidating, in equal measure. It would be another giant leap for humankind, and herald in a new era in science. Yet, should we send humans there? Would it not be better to send machines rather than men & women? Read More
There’s no secret in Elon Musk’s fascination for Mars. It’s what inspired him to set up SapceX in the first place, after failing to buy a rocket from the Russians. The story goes that he wanted to send a few plants up to the red planet and…. well, the sale negotiations didn’t work out as hoped. Undeterred our hero set about building his own rocket and the rest, as they say, is history.
Although SpaceX is now focused on delivering supplies, and soon, astronauts to the ISS , Musk still harbours dreams of Mars. So it’s no surprise when he released these gorgeous reto-style travel posters… even if they are somewhat ‘rose tinted‘.