(Agence France-Presse) Tech entrepreneur and SpaceX founder Elon Musk on Wednesday discussed his desire to create a self-sustaining human civilization on the planet Mars.
"The future of humanity is going to bifurcate in two directions for life as we know it. Either it’s going to become multiplanetary, or it’s going to remain confined to one planet and eventually there’s going to be an extinction event," Musk said during an interview at AllThingsD’s 2013 conference.
He added an extinction event was "pretty obvious from the fossil record, it is a question of time."
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