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Elon Musk Plans to Send Crewed Missions to Mars in 2024

Speaking at the International Astronautical Congress, the SpaceX founder and CEO described the company’s timeline for sending cargo ships, crewed missions, and settlers to the Red Planet.

Published On 09/29/2017
10:17 AM EDT
SpaceX aims to launch its first Mars cargo missions in 2022 and the first crews in 2024. If all goes according to plan, these first flights will plant the seeds of a permanent, sustainable city on the Red Planet. | SpaceX