Pixabay “Join us if you are interested!” In a tweet posted on 12 December at the end of the evening, the whimsical boss of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, revealed that his company was going to launch a program to extract dioxide from carbon (CO2) from the earth’s atmosphere, relays Business Insider . This in order to make a fuel for rockets. He added that it would be “also important for Mars”. SpaceX is starting a program to take CO2 out of atmosphere & turn it into rocket fuel. Please join if interested.
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 12, 2021 With this announcement, the billionaire, just crowned the title of man of the year by Time magazine, somehow engages in the climate by using emissions that contribute to global warming. Very quickly, on social networks, the businessman’s proposal woke up the most skeptics, pointing out that they did not believe in the viability of the project, specifies Bloomberg
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Soon humans on Mars? But for SpaceX, this project could prove to be important as it became a service provider for NASA, for example. The company would like to eventually send humans to Mars, why not in 2021. At the same time, SpaceX is also planning to drill in Texas in order to extract natural gas there that could be used to power its spaceships. This initiative to extract CO2 from the Earth’s atmosphere would, on the other hand, be based on direct, but the technology is still in its infancy. As Business Insider recalls, Elon Musk had already announced the “XPrize Carbon Removal” with 95 millions of dollars. It is a technology capable of removing carbon from the atmosphere. Elected personality of the year 790, Elon Musk never stops talking about him. At each of his words on Twitter, the stock market can panic. This new technology could revolutionize the space sector even further. >> To read also – Elon Musk plans to “resign” and sells Tesla shares in full swing