Rocket to Mars – level 1

03-10-2016 07:00

Elon Musk is the boss of SpaceX. SpaceX makes rockets. It wants to go to Mars. It wants to colonise Mars. It is working on a new rocket.

Musk talks about the plan. SpaceX must make the tickets affordable to Mars. The first tickets can be expensive. Later, they can be between 200,000 dollars and 100,000 dollars.

Earth and Mars are close every 26 months. This is a good time to go. SpaceX wants to go every 26 months.

It wants to start in 2024. The journey can take from 6 to 9 months. It can be dangerous. You can die.

Difficult words: colonise (send people somewhere so they can live there and make it a place where other people can live), affordable (not expensive), journey (a trip).

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