Finding Water on Other Planets – level 2

27-10-2017 15:00

Elon Musk spoke at the International Astronautical Congress. He said that the first goal of his SpaceX missions is to find water on other planets. He also spoke about how we would start to colonise Mars.

In 2022, two cargo SpaceX rockets with construction materials will go to Mars. Two more rockets will go again in 2024. In that same year, two flights of 100 passengers each will fly there to build a city.

Elon Musk hopes that the city on Mars will become a ‘really nice place to be’.

Difficult words: astronautical (relating to the study of space), congress (a formal meeting of people from different groups), colonise (change an area so that people can live there).

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