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Elon Musk is the founder of PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity. His work has impacted the world in a dramatic way, making industries like finance, transportation, and energy more efficient. In addition to his efforts saving the planet, Musk is investing a lot of his time into space exploration. One of his primary goals is to colonize other planets, principally Mars.


Before submitting a proposal, please read some background on the habitability of Mars: Wikipedia: Colonization of Mars. With this information in mind, describe:

1) How you would construct a colony on Mars which would support human life

2) What methods you would use to power your colony

3) How you would acquire necessary resources (food, water, etc)

Note: All ideas should be original. Additionally, there are no jobs being offered in associated with this challenge

    Submissions will be graded on the following criteria:
  • Meets Deliverables
  • Creativity
  • Clarity
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