Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at 11:48 AM
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk continues to talk up his plan to colonize Mars. Last night, he went on The Daily Show to discuss the future of space exploration.
Watch the two-part interview below.
Also yesterday, word spread that SpaceX may build a launch facility near Brownsville, Texas, exciting space fanatics in the Lonestar State. But a SpaceX spokeswoman cautioned that the company is considering several potential sites—including, according to the Houston Chronicle, places in Florida and Puerto Rico.
SpaceX and another company, Orbital, are currently competing to see who can dock the first private craft to the International Space Station. SpaceX’s could launch as soon as April 30.