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 ...

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Will 2016 be the year Elon Musk reveals his Mars colonial transporter plans?
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One of the first fan art based around the design of SpaceX's Mars Vehicle is made by talented modern space artist Bryan Versteeg - a Mars base built around a landed SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter.

One of the first fan art based around the design of SpaceX's Mars Vehicle is made by talented modern space artist Bryan Versteeg - a Mars base built around a landed SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter.

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

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

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SpaceX's billionaire founder, Elon Musk, is providing increasingly detailed previews of his plan to send colonists to Mars starting in 2024.

SpaceX's billionaire founder, Elon Musk, is providing increasingly detailed previews of his plan to send colonists to Mars starting in 2024.

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

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

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The race to get humans to Mars has been at the forefront of 21st century space news. NASA estimates that human spaceflight to Mars is anticipated in 2035. SpaceX's Mars Colonial Transporter project aims to have humans on Mars in 2024. What do you think they'll discover on the mysterious red planet? Here's something we do know: the two moons of Mars, Phobo and Deimos, were discovered in 1877. Depicted in these stud earrings with White Sapphires, Phobos orbits closer to Mars, which...

The race to get humans to Mars has been at the forefront of 21st century space news. NASA estimates that human spaceflight to Mars is anticipated in 2035. SpaceX's Mars Colonial Transporter project aims to have humans on Mars in 2024. What do you think they'll discover on the mysterious red planet? Here's something we do know: the two moons of Mars, Phobo and Deimos, were discovered in 1877. Depicted in these stud earrings with White Sapphires, Phobos orbits closer to Mars, which...

Launch of Mars Colonial Transporter (Interplanetary Transport System). Official design by SpaceX.
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