Twitter Explodes After Elon Musk Stresses Importance of Colonising Mars as Life on Earth May Die

The tech maverick’s company SpaceX is working on a next-generation spaceship that is expected to dramatically reduce the cost of space launches and simplify space travel. The company previously said it plans to send the first space tourists to the Moon in 2022. Musk said SpaceX will land humans on the Red Planet before 2030.

Elon Musk has left Twitter ablaze after posting a statement about the importance of space colonisation. The 49-year-old said that making life multiplanetary is necessary as one day plants and animals on Earth will die. The tech entrepreneur mentioned Mars as a potential home for humanity.