Elon Musk’s Mars dream is worth rooting for4 min read . Updated: 21 Jun 2017, 03:40 AM IST
Science fiction-like projects help maintain investor faith in Elon Musk's commercial ventures, particularly in Tesla
When I met Tony Martinez, the mayor of Brownsville, Texas, he had a somewhat wacky argument against the border fence that separated the town from Matamoros, Mexico. “We are about to become an interplanetary civilization," he told me. “And here we are talking about a wall separating what is essentially the same community." The reason he said so is that Brownsville is included in Tesla founder Elon Musk’s rather specific plans for the colonization of Mars, published in the June issue of the journal New Space.
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