Starting as soon as 2018, Elon Musk wants to begin flying unmanned spacecraft to Mars. Flights would take place every two years — coinciding with the period in which the red planet is closest to Earth — and if all goes according to plan, we should see the first human mission in 2025. In an interview with the Washington Post this week, Musk laid out the details of the project for the first time and equated the spirit of the missions with the settlement of the New World by colonists who crossed the Atlantic centuries earlier. The missions, Musk said, are…

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