For the question of how likely it would be to have flown to Mars, made by the correspondent of the Axios program, HBO's network, where he was as a guest, Musk confidently replied: "70%." "I know exactly what to do, I'm talking about moving there," said the businessman.
The billionaire specified that his flight could be done in about 7 years, when the price of the ticket to Mars will be "about two hundred thousand dollars."
Meanwhile, Musk rejected the journalist's objection that for the rich, a trip to Mars could be considered a sort of escape from the troubles of this planet.
"No, because the likelihood of dying on Mars is much greater than on Earth," he said, explaining that there is a great threat to human life when traveling through so-called "deep space."
In addition, the founder of Space X added that even if someone manages to land alive on the red planet, "he will have to build the base."
"There are a lot of people who climb mountains, people die on Mount Everest all the time, they like to do that because of the challenge," Musk explained by way of comparison.