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Submission + - Elon Musk wants to send 80,000 people to live on Mars (

WillAdams writes: SpaceX founder Elon Musk wants to create a colony on Mars consisting of a population of 80,000, ferried to the planet in a reusable rocket. For the initial trip, the rocket would contain fewer than 10 humans, and enough equipment to found a colony ready for the other 79,990.

The solution of this problem is trivial and is left as an exercise for the reader.