SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter: Rumors and Realities ~ For more than a decade, SpaceX CEO and Founder Elon Musk has been hinting at the eventual development of a super-heavy-lift launch vehicle and accompanying spacecraft that can economically transport 100 metric tons (220,462 lbs) of cargo or 100 people to the surface of Mars.   The purpose of this ‘Mars Colonial Transporter’ (MCT) would be to establish a large city on Mars that could eventually become a self-sufficient ...

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter: Rumors and Realities ~ For more than a decade, SpaceX CEO and Founder Elon Musk has been hinting at the eventual development of a super-heavy-lift launch vehicle and accompanying spacecraft that can economically transport 100 metric tons (220,462 lbs) of cargo or 100 people to the surface of Mars. The purpose of this ‘Mars Colonial Transporter’ (MCT) would be to establish a large city on Mars that could eventually become a self-sufficient ...

Concept art for SpaceX's Mars Colonial Transporter by Euan Gray - a spaceship with Bigelow inflatable modules and several Dragon landers.

Mars Colonial Transporter concept by Euan Gray

Concept art for SpaceX's Mars Colonial Transporter by Euan Gray - a spaceship with Bigelow inflatable modules and several Dragon landers.

Mars Colonial Transporter schematic

Official schematics for Interplanetary Transport System by SpaceX

Mars Colonial Transporter schematic

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter: Rumors and Realities ~ For more than a decade, SpaceX CEO and Founder Elon Musk has been hinting at the eventual development of a super-heavy-lift launch vehicle and accompanying spacecraft that can economically transport 100 metric tons (220,462 lbs) of cargo or 100 people to the surface of Mars.   The purpose of this ‘Mars Colonial Transporter’ (MCT) would be to establish a large city on Mars that could eventually become a self-sufficient ...

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter: Rumors and Realities ~ For more than a decade, SpaceX CEO and Founder Elon Musk has been hinting at the eventual development of a super-heavy-lift launch vehicle and accompanying spacecraft that can economically transport 100 metric tons (220,462 lbs) of cargo or 100 people to the surface of Mars. The purpose of this ‘Mars Colonial Transporter’ (MCT) would be to establish a large city on Mars that could eventually become a self-sufficient ...

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter can go “well beyond” Mars

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter can go “well beyond” Mars

As the race towards colonizing Mars moves forward, the mission to make humans a multiplanetary species is coming closer to reality. It's now just a question of when and who.

Will 2016 be the year Elon Musk reveals his Mars colonial transporter plans?

Will 2016 be the year Elon Musk reveals his Mars colonial transporter plans?

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter My Eggshell Concept

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter My Eggshell Concept

Will 2016 be the year Elon Musk reveals his Mars colonial transporter plans?

Will 2016 be the year Elon Musk reveals his Mars colonial transporter plans?

Mars Colonial Transporter - Raptor engine

Official schematics for Interplanetary Transport System by SpaceX

Mars Colonial Transporter - Raptor engine

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