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Elon Musk considers move to Mars despite ‘good chance of death’

Elon Musk is considering moving to Mars, and gives himself a 70% chance of doing so.

“I know exactly what to do,” the billionaire Tesla founder told Axios on HBO, in an interview to be broadcast on Sunday night. “I’m talking about moving there.”

He also implied that such a move might be permanent, saying: “We think you can come back but we’re not sure.”

The Axios website trailed the interview a day before the scheduled Mars landing of the Insight spacecraft. According to the Associated Press, the Nasa vehicle will use “a mechanical mole to tunnel 16ft deep to measure internal heat, and a seismometer to register quakes, meteorite strikes and anything else that might start the red planet shaking”…