Never before have humans had the technology to move exploration to the moon and mars. The 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) was held in Adelaide this week. Hosted by the Space Industry Association of Australia, Adelaide welcomed all members of the space sector – industry, government and academe.
SpaceX and Lockhead Martin announced new details on their plans for human exploration of Mars. The expedition will begin in the 2020s with current technology and available systems already planning to make this mission possible.
Elon Musk, who attended IAC, revealed further information of his own plans for settling Mars, describing the new BFR planetary coloniser design. The announcement was streamed live on Australia’s Science Channel. Read More