British astronaut said that people reach Mars within the next 20 years

Thanks to the efforts of entrepreneurs like the American businessman Elon musk, the man set foot on Mars within the next 20 years. In an interview with The Independent said British astronaut Tim Peak.

Peak suggested that in 2022 will begin to build an international lunar space station. According to him, this will pave the way to building a transportation system for missions to Mars.

According to forecasts of the government organizations like the National aerospace Agency of the United States, people reach the red planet in the late 30-ies of this century. The astronaut believes that the process can be accelerated through the efforts of the «privateers.» He is confident that private and government companies will cooperate in the exploration of Mars.

However, the Pic also said the most realistic date for the end of 2030-ies.

British PIK took part in two expeditions to the International space station and stayed there for 186 days.

6 February 2018 from the Baikonur Space centre Kennedy in Florida launched a super-heavy carrier rocket Falcon Heavy private space company SpaceX. After several turns around the Earth, the rocket entered a heliocentric orbit. On 7 February, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, Musk announced that the car, which was released aboard the Falcon Heavy, exceeded the orbit of Mars and heading toward the asteroid belt.

In the cabin of the electric vehicle when you start playing the song of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, it is expected that the composition will sound continuously. Behind the wheel – the dummy in the suit, SpaceX. In the glove compartment put the device Arch series of books «Foundation» by Isaac Asimov.

Falcon Heavy can carry up to 63,8 tons of cargo and was designed for lunar and Martian missions.

British astronaut said that people reach Mars within the next 20 years 26.02.2018

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