Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Official schematics for Interplanetary Transport System by SpaceX

Today SpaceX CEO Elon Musk finally detailed his plan of building an Interplanetary Transport System (formerly known as "Mars Colonial Transporter") for colonization of Mars and beyond. Here are some schematics and images from his presentation.
His full presentation you can watch here and download as PDF here.

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 01 - compared to humanSpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 02

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 03 - compared to other rocketsSpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 04 - compared to Saturn V rocket

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 05 - Raptor engineSpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 06 - Booster

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 07 - Booster engine configurationSpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 08 - Ship

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 09 - Ship capacitySpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 10 - propellant plant

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 11 - costsSpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter schematic 12 - timetable

And now some concept art:

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter - before launchSpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter - refueling

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter - inside the ShipSpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter - arriving at Mars

SpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter - arriving at MarsSpaceX Mars Colonial Transporter - landing on Mars

SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System Ship at EnceladusSpaceX Interplanetary Transport System Ship near Saturn

SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System Ship at Saturn

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