“So, we are many years before Tesla’s first off-planet factory,” he said, Fox Business reported. “I mean, I would like to see one before I am dead.
“That would be cool. The entrepreneur has stated that once SpaceX sends humans to Mars, as many as one million people will be able to live on the Red Planet as soon as 2050.
His ambitious plan is seven years before NASA intends on sending astronauts to the planet. The plans include creating ‘glass domes’ on the harsh planet in order to make it habitable for humans.
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The company is in the process of building two more in Germany and Texas. However, Tesla’s manufacturing currently remains Earthbound and has several manufacturing facilities – Fremont, California, Sparks, Nevada, Buffalo, New York (focused on solar energy) and Shanghai, China.
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