Elon Musk predicted that humans could land on Mars within the next decade.
At an awards ceremony on Tuesday, the billionaire said he is “fairly confident” that such a Mars mission could happen within the next six years. He also explained how 2026 or 2024 could be ideal opportunities to launch such an endeavor.
“The Earth-Mars synchronization occurs roughly every 26 months,” Musk said. “We had one this year in the summer, and that means in roughly about two years, there will be another one and two years after that. I think if you said, ‘six years from now,’ I’d say, ‘highly confident,’ and if we get