News Archive / Tagged: Interplanetary Transport System
Elon Musk hopes to make SpaceX’s Falcon, Dragon fleet obsolete with Mars rocketDerek RichardsonSeptember 29th, 2017
Just a year after unveiling a design for a mega-booster four times the size of the Saturn V, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk presented an updated version of the Mars rocket his company hopes will enable colonization of the Red Planet. The Sept. 29, 2017, presentation occurred during the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia.
New photos emerge of SpaceX ITS LOX tankScott JohnsonNovember 15th, 2016
On Friday, Nov. 11, Reddit / Imgur user Death_Cog_Unit posted new photos of what is purported to be SpaceX's Interplanetary Transport System (ITS) – formerly Mars Colonial Transporter (MCT) – liquid oxygen tank (LOX) being loaded / unloaded on a barge in Anacortes, Washington.
Elon Musk answers questions about SpaceX’s Mars plans in surprise Reddit AMACurt GodwinOctober 25th, 2016
In stark contrast to questions SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk encountered following his Mars architecture announcement at the 2016 International Astronautical Congress (IAC) earlier this year, the NewSpace visionary entertained questions from a more informed group in a surprise Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Oct. 23, 2016.
SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System: The beginning of Mars colonizationNelson BridwellOctober 7th, 2016
On Sept. 27, at the 2016 International Astronautical Congress (IAC), SpaceX outlined the design of a new spacecraft that could be used to establish a significant human presence on Mars within several decades.
Elon Musk shows off Interplanetary Transport SystemDerek RichardsonSeptember 27th, 2016
In a presentation akin to something out of science fiction, Elon Musk, founder and CEO of SpaceX, announced the Interplanetary Transport System (ITS). The two-stage rocket will be bigger and send more payloads into space than anything in the history of spaceflight.
Video: SpaceX reveals its Interplanetary Transport SystemDerek RichardsonSeptember 27th, 2016
SpaceX released a video about its new Interplanetary Transportation System. More details are being presented at the 67th International Astronautical Congress today (Sept. 27) at 2:30 p.m. EDT (18:30 GMT).