The Cost of Living on Mars

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

Relocating to Mars is expensive business! From transportation to food to communication with the outside world for sheer sanity–Anthony breaks down all the variables to make a successful move.

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Danny Chu September 28, 2014 - 12:09 AM

wow, even bill gates cant afford it if he chooses nasa

Sebastian Arnesen October 20, 2014 - 3:18 AM

Where do I SIGN???!

Ken James October 28, 2014 - 3:41 AM

Bill Gates needs to up his game

Cupit December 6, 2014 - 4:28 PM

Why would you send a space shuttle to mars…?

crazyconwaydesease December 7, 2014 - 10:33 PM

How would you make a 1 minute phone call if it takes a minimum of 4 minutes for light to travel from Mars to Earth?

UiMVbJHjZepHhMFVyvjl hcCABJpadpDxCYqXUHnq August 8, 2015 - 12:25 AM

does anyone  has extra 80 billion dolars??

Toyz Rule August 17, 2015 - 8:32 AM

What will $2,000 get me?

bestflavourscakes ireland August 19, 2015 - 12:34 AM

use Indian rocket, cost will lower …..

Zuaro AE September 8, 2015 - 3:41 AM

I just found 32 cents in my couch.

Xero October 12, 2015 - 10:50 AM

Ok: Message to Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast. Get some long range sattelites up to mars so I can watch Discovery Channel!

Jacob Adler October 21, 2015 - 2:31 AM

no coffee on mars ? fuck that

Kaninma February 16, 2016 - 7:29 PM

Sell footage of the journey, as well as  your life on the planet, to a television station for use as a unique reality show, paying your bill.  The merchandising royalties will help with that, too.

Light 1988 February 17, 2016 - 12:43 AM

musk is tony stark.. no debate there

Johnson Zhou May 1, 2016 - 8:46 AM

Why do NASA's stuff cost so much more than SpaceX?

Joel van Dijk August 9, 2016 - 10:02 AM

Is there a "small loan of a trillion dollars" option?

Tsar Eric January 16, 2017 - 5:06 AM

if i'm not paying sure but i'm taking a trained crew and a friend or 2 but if i'm paying forget it

ak101farhan January 21, 2017 - 3:41 AM

Wow! Trump can definitely send ivanka with di- caprio in elons dragon of the system haha! Can't wait for it. #SNL #2017 =D

Jesus Carranza January 21, 2017 - 5:09 AM


Jaymond Sperling May 15, 2017 - 8:45 AM

Dosent it only cost $500 000 for space x to send somebody?

Zacho Gilman September 14, 2017 - 7:50 PM

NOOO! Humans are gonna take the Galaxy over! Starting with Mars? We need to slow then down at all costs so I have somewhere to live in peace! (71% of Humans are Corrupt)


zien pea November 21, 2017 - 7:24 AM


Jean Q Nguyen April 6, 2019 - 4:39 AM

Costing asides, what about hitchhiker's guide to Mars

Caynn June 5, 2019 - 3:34 PM

Elon Musk said in 2016 that a ticket for you and your baggage under 1 ton will be <100,000$

Pharthav August 2, 2019 - 12:19 PM

36 billion per launch but 3 billion world cruise trips, as far as I know the Cruise doesn't cost 12 dollars

Arin strawberry January 12, 2020 - 11:56 PM

So we have to pay to life? wow earth is not safe anymore :(

AbroadInJapan January 19, 2020 - 9:53 AM

I rather die I cant make billions I am poor I was born poor