Elon Musk publishes new academic paper detailing his plans to colonize Mars
Elon Musk, billionaire behind Tesla and the SpaceX program, is working on global Internet access from satellites with Greg Wyler, who spent some time devoted to a similar mission at Google (AFP Photo/Mark Ralston)

SpaceX's founder and CEO published an academic paper earlier this month outlining his vision for a future where the Red Planet is permanently inhabited. Illustration of Musk's vision for a Mars colony.