Quotes about Mars, the red planet
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Co. push full speed ahead to colonize space. Especially Mars is high on the list of destinations. Many have set their eyes on Mars as humanity second base. See what both industry-leaders and experts say about the red planet.
“Persistence is very important. You should not give up unless you are forced to give up.”
“I wonder how many dead one-planet civilizations are out there in the cosmos that never made it to the other planet and ultimately extinguished themselves or were destroyed by external factors. Probably a few.”
“If humanity is to become multi-planetary, the fundamental breakthrough that needs to occur in rocketry is a rapidly and completely reusable rocket … achieving it would be on a par with what the Wright brothers did. It’s the fundamental thing that’s necessary for humanity to become a space-faring civilization. America would never have been colonized if ships weren’t reusable.”
Elon Musk isn't alone pushing the limits in space. See what Blue Origin's Jeff Bezos, Peter Beck from RocketLab and industry-experts such as Scott Manley are saying too.
“I think we have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness, to make sure it continues into the future”
“You need to live in a dome initially, but over time you could terraform Mars to look like Earth and eventually walk around outside without anything on... So it's a fixer-upper of a planet.”
“We’re going to build a road to space so that our kids and their kids can build the future. And we need to do that. We need to do that to solve the problems here on Earth. It’s not about escaping.”