SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter: Rumors and Realities ~ For more than a decade, SpaceX CEO and Founder Elon Musk has been hinting at the eventual development of a super-heavy-lift launch vehicle and accompanying spacecraft that can economically transport 100 metric tons (220,462 lbs) of cargo or 100 people to the surface of Mars.   The purpose of this ‘Mars Colonial Transporter’ (MCT) would be to establish a large city on Mars that could eventually become a self-sufficient ...

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter: Rumors and Realities ~ For more than a decade, SpaceX CEO and Founder Elon Musk has been hinting at the eventual development of a super-heavy-lift launch vehicle and accompanying spacecraft that can economically transport 100 metric tons (220,462 lbs) of cargo or 100 people to the surface of Mars. The purpose of this ‘Mars Colonial Transporter’ (MCT) would be to establish a large city on Mars that could eventually become a self-sufficient ...

Mars Colonial Transporter schematic

Official schematics for Interplanetary Transport System by SpaceX

Mars Colonial Transporter schematic

A sketch shows how the top section of the Mars Colonial Transporter might be configured. Credit: John Gardi.

A sketch shows how the top section of the Mars Colonial Transporter might be configured. Credit: John Gardi.

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter can go “well beyond” Mars | TechCrunch

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter can go “well beyond” Mars

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter can go “well beyond” Mars | TechCrunch

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter can go “well beyond” Mars

Concept art for SpaceX's Mars Colonial Transporter by Euan Gray - a spaceship with Bigelow inflatable modules and several Dragon landers.

Mars Colonial Transporter concept by Euan Gray

Concept art for SpaceX's Mars Colonial Transporter by Euan Gray - a spaceship with Bigelow inflatable modules and several Dragon landers.

Mars Colonial Transporter - Ship

Official schematics for Interplanetary Transport System by SpaceX

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter can go “well beyond” Mars — TechCrunch

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter can go “well beyond” Mars — TechCrunch

Launch of Mars Colonial Transporter (Interplanetary Transport System). Official design by SpaceX.

Launch of Mars Colonial Transporter by SpaceX

Launch of Mars Colonial Transporter (Interplanetary Transport System). Official design by SpaceX.

SpaceX: Mars Colonial Transporter "MCT" -- Speculation (not Raptor)

SpaceX: Mars Colonial Transporter "MCT" -- Speculation (not Raptor)

As the day the SpaceX CEO Elon Musk intends to unveil (at the International Astronautical Congress 26-30 September 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico) details of its 'Mars Colonial Transporter' (MCT) mission architecture is nearing, we will mostly dedicate our 'Picture of the Day' awards to the fan concept art of the MCT.

Mars Colonial Transporter concept by Richard Heidmann

As the day the SpaceX CEO Elon Musk intends to unveil (at the International Astronautical Congress 26-30 September 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico) details of its 'Mars Colonial Transporter' (MCT) mission architecture is nearing, we will mostly dedicate our 'Picture of the Day' awards to the fan concept art of the MCT.

Mars Colonial Transporter concept by Lazarus Luan

Mars Colonial Transporter concept by Lazarus Luan

Elon Musk,Veículo Espacial,Habitats,Robôs,Sci Fi,Mars Colonial Transporter

Mars Colonial Transporter - Raptor engine

Official schematics for Interplanetary Transport System by SpaceX

Mars Colonial Transporter - Raptor engine

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