Elon Musk Teases How SpaceX Moon base and Martian city will look like!


SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, 8 hrs ago shared a concept image on Instagram of his monster interplanetary rocket sitting on the surface of the Moon. Under a caption  “Moon Base Alpha,”


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The SpaceX CEO has long been a long time fan of colonizing Mars and not the Moon. In a paper about his colonization plans, he wrote: “We could conceivably go to our Moon, and I actually have nothing against going to the Moon, but I think it is challenging to become multi-planetary on the Moon because it is much smaller than a planet.” Conceivably, Musk has changed his mind on that now.

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Pressure from the US government and the space community at large may be the causative for the change of his plan. Vice President Mike Pence has hinted that the new administration may call for a return to the Moon.