ABC News In-depth takes a look at the exciting space story.
In the era of New Space, billionaire Elon Musk is blazing the trail. He’s building a gigantic starship to fly humans further than ever before.
In the tiny Texan hamlet of Boca Chica, a huge rocket is being built and tested. It’s Elon Musk’s Starship, a 120-metre-high spacecraft whose mission is to transport humans to the moon and beyond, to Mars.
Musk and his company SpaceX are at the forefront of what’s being called ‘New Space’, the rush to commercialise the space sector.
Colonisation of the Red Planet is a possibility.