Humans first landed there 48 years ago currently [20 July], but nobody has stepped foot on the moon given the final goal of the Apollo programme in 1972.
Speaking at a discussion in Washington about the International Space Station, the SpaceX founder complained that the open did not seem to grasp “how cold the ISS is”.
Public seductiveness and mindfulness with space transport exploded during the Apollo missions.
The appropriation the US ploughed into the space race led to outrageous advances in the expansion of new technologies and desirous many people to pursue engineering and scholarship careers.
Elon Musk told the discussion there were some-more technological advances and business opportunities to be grasped with larger space travel.
Satellites could help broach inexpensive internet to those who do not have entrance to broadband infrastructure.
They could also guard crop growth, meridian change and intensity healthy disasters back on Earth, pronounced Mr Musk.
But the Tesla boss added: “To really get the open genuine fired up, we consider we’ve got to have a bottom on the moon.”
“Having some permanent participation on another celestial body, which would be the kind of moon base, and then getting people to Mars and over – that’s the continuation of the dream of Apollo that we consider people are really looking for,” he added.
SpaceX has already announced plans to fly two tourists around the Moon next year, nonetheless they will not land on the moon itself.
Mr Musk has also oral about his plans to land humans on Mars.
The ensign design on SpaceX’s Twitter form shows a series of images of Mars being terraformed – a suppositious routine of deliberately modifying a world to make it identical to Earth, and therefore habitable to humans.
Mr Musk pronounced that “to get the open excited, you’ve really got to get people in the picture. It’s just a hundred times opposite if there are people in the picture.”