Technology If Elon Musk has his way, planet Mars will house 10 lakh people by 2050 Updated : January 20, 2020 06:29 AM IST Musk said the rocket would carry many megatons of cargo per year to the Red Planet to prepare Mars for a human presence by mid-century. The orbital Starship prototype, designed "SN1" is currently under construction at SpaceX's Texas facility. In September last year, SpaceX requested NASA to provide it with potential landing sites on the Red Planet. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.