Elon Musk, Mars, and the Gravitron

Slide1Is Elon Musk working to build a colony on Mars that would provide earth-like gravity via massive spinning cities? At least one pundit believes that he is. Blogger David Kelly at transhumanity.net writes about how much of the prerequisite tech for Mars is being developed:

Musk has the Fundamental Technology for a 1G Colony on Mars

Host Stephen Gordon reviews the technologies that Musk iscurrently developing that support this argument

SpaceX

Manned launch soon?

Also see here

Hyperloop

The Boring Company

Solar City.  (Solar and battery)

Tesla. (Electric cars and self driving tech)
Two prerequisite technologies that Musk is not working on:

AI / Robotics

3D Printing

 

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