Elon Musk dropped some hot comments on the Stephen Colbert show, suggesting nuking Mars and calling it a ‘fixer-upper’ planet, proving his celebrity status by kicking off the show's second episode.
The famed tech entrepreneur joined Stephen Colbert, fresh into taking over ‘Late Night’ from David Letterman, sharing his ambitious plans for the Red Planet. Among other things he casually suggested blasting Mars with a nuclear bomb.
The founder of PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX dreams of a space era of reusable rockets. This could significantly drive the costs of space travel down, making Mars a probable destination for as many as a million people, according to Musk.