"I think we will be able to do short flights, short up and down flights, probably in the first half of next year".
In addition to detailing his lofty ambitions, the SpaceX CEO warned those who are eager to make the journey to the Red Planet there is a "good chance" they could die. "Although sometimes, my timelines are a little, you know." he said to laughter.
He also warned that a colony on Mars wouldn't be an "escape hatch for rich people", but rather a new frontier. "Once we have it, we'll have a sort-of point of proof, something that other countries and companies will go and do", he said.
"For the early people that go to Mars, it will be far more unsafe", he said.
While his projects such as Tesla's Model 3 "affordable" new vehicle have been dogged by delays, he's become the driving force behind a new space race.
"If there's a third world war we want to make sure there's enough of a seed of human civilisation somewhere else to bring it back and shorten the length of the dark ages".
SpaceX's BFRrocket system is considered to be the successor to Falcon Heavy, and it's current design would use a total of 37 Raptor engines (31 on the booster rocket, and 6 on the spacecraft) that could possibly deliver twice the boost of a Saturn V rocket.
Mr Musk also got divorced, and he said he had to borrow money from his friends to pay his rent.
"I think most likely the form of government on Mars would be a direct democracy, where people vote directly on issues", he said.
"They will start off building a rudimentary base. then this will open up a world of new opportunities, because Mars will need pizza joints, great bars - Mars Bars", he said.
It was Musk's long-range plan for sending settlers to Mars that took up most of the attention.
Repeating concerns he's made in the past with even more vigour, he said a bigger threat to human life was artificial intelligence - not nuclear war. They certainly don't think it's possible, but if we do they'll up their game'.
"AI is far more unsafe than nukes", he said, dismissing the pushback from AI experts who suggested Mr Musk was more interested in controversy than studying the work. And if he doesn't try and get us to Mars, who will?
Dumervil, 34, was set to receive a $500,000 roster bonus on Tuesday and would have carried a $4.25 million cap hit in 2018. Releasing Sherman, who spent seven seasons with the team, saves the team $11 million against the 2018 salary cap.
Chelsea have returned to winning ways in the Premier League by overcoming Crystal Palace 2-1 at Stamford Bridge this evening. The struggle for Chelsea is to secure one of the four Champions League places.
Justice Misra said: "Let us assume for a moment that in the extreme event the marriage is a disguise to commit an offence". Hadiya Jahan, earlier known by her Hindu name Akhila Asokan, has always insisted that she acted out of her own free will.
In the biathlon, the USA took gold and silver in the women's sit ski, with Kendall Gretsch coming first and Oksana Masters second. North Korea had wanted to use a version of the Korean peninsula flag that includes islands disputed with Japan.
The Packers showing interest shouldn't come as much of a shock after trading Damarious Randall to the Cleveland Browns on Friday. He has said that he plans to be running at full speed some time next month and will be ready to play by training camp.
The Galaxy S9 is barely two weeks old but rumors of what the Galaxy Note 9 may or may not have are already starting to circulate. Now, it seems that the brand is preparing to roll out the Oreo update for the Galaxy Note 8 , Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge .
Sherman expects to be ready for the regular season but could be limit in August for training camp and parts of the preseason. We love you and your unwavering competitiveness, confidence and fierce passion for football and life.
The anti-establishment former head of Breitbart News has repeatedly expressed support for Europe's far right movements. Bannon said he agreed with Le Pen's expressed belief that "it is not about left versus right".
With Mario Day is right around the corner (March 10- MAR10 ) it looks like Google is putting on a little celebration. My favorite game for it was Mario Bros. - it was before the brothers became super on Nintendo Entertainment System.
President Donald Trump's requested military parade will likely take place on Veterans Day and stretch between the U.S. However, a Pentagon memo declared the parade to be excluding tanks in order to lessen the impact inflicted on roads.
But in the world every day thousands of children who do not receive much attention die of hunger and they are just as important. It feels like one of my players is gone. "We fight everywhere with courage and valour".
Farmers' march to reach Mumbai on Monday
The last one year has been tough on Ankush Raotovar, a 55-year-old farmer from Marathwada's Parbhani district. Importantly, the budget session of the state legislature is underway.
Cristiano Ronaldo double sees Real Madrid edge past Eibar
Real Madrid have closed the gap on second-placed Atletico Madrid with a hard-fought 2-1 win in Saturday's La Liga clash at Eibar . Lucas Vazquez and Karim Benzema replaced Isco and Toni Kroos as Zidane looked to raise the tempo and find a second goal.
Meghan Markle in J Crew coat for Birmingham away day
She's consistently proven to be the most outspoken, going-against-tradition type this generation of the royal family has seen. The royal couple received a huge round of applause from the 90 female students as they made their way to their next event.
Syria Army Continues to Make Gains against Militants in Ghouta
In rebel fire on Friday, a woman and a child were killed by a mortar round that hit the Damascus suburb of Jaramana, SANA said. The Syrian government has reportedly captured the central town of Misraba, and advanced onwards into surrounding farmland.
Browns get QB Taylor from Buffalo
ESPN's Adam Schefter further reported that neither of the draft picks being traded by the Browns are in the first or second round. The Bills signed Taylor to a five-year contract extension before the 2016 season that could have allowed him to earn $90 million.
CBI Spl Court extends custody of Karti
It had registered an ECIR, the ED's equivalent of an FIR, against the accused named in the CBI complaint. He (Karti) is not the only person facing a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
Warriors lose Curry but still beat Spurs
Curry walked to the locker room immediately to get his ankle re-taped and perform unspecified functionality tests. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Curry would not play at Portland on Friday or at Minnesota on Sunday.
Waymo's self-driving tech spreads to semi trucks
With Waymo in the driver's seat, we can reimagine many different types of transportation - from ride-hailing to logistics. The announcement is the latest sign of the accelerated pace at which autonomous trucking is moving from sci-fi to reality.