It is popularly known that SpaceX working on ambitious project to develop the interplanetary rocket and capsule to transport humans to Mars to eventually colonise the planet.
Musk said last year he envisioned humans living in a large colony on Mars, but added that the key would be getting the cost low enough to attract willing stakeholders.
He founded SpaceX specifically with the purpose of colonizing Mars. The company is one of several private and government funded ventures working with similar objectives.
The possibility of life on Mars is a subject of significant interest to astrobiology due to the planet's proximity and similarities to Earth.
Mars is about 140 million miles from Earth the journey to the planet would take around six to nine months.
As reported in Hindustan times, On Thursday, the European Space Agency said setting up a permanent village on the Moon was the first step towards exploring Mars.
At an annual gathering of 4,000 global space experts in Adelaide, the ESA said the Moon was the “right place to be” as humans expand economic activities beyond low-Earth orbit, even while Mars remained the “ultimate destination”.