“The first Mars flight could take place in 2022, according to SpaceX’s timeline for Mars colonisation.”
So Musk is going to solve those pesky radiation, bone density loss, and optic nerve problems, amongst several others, in just 72 months, eh? Impressive if true.*
Buy why is there no mention of these forthcoming almost miraculous developments in that BBC article? Perhaps it’s simply a rewrite of a press release that didn’t mention them due to their peskiness.
*Headline used in some Civil War era newspapers, often above bogus stories: “Important If True”