Once the craft approaches Mars — a trip of about 20 months or more — the craft will have to get through the atmosphere, reaching a temperature of 1,700°C, and use rockets to lower the craft gently onto the moon.
That is a description of the new Elon Musk plan to settle Mars. He hinted at the ticket price someday being as low as 200k. By the way, space flight is bad for your eyes, and here is Alex on the dangers of space travel.
I get that planet earth someday may be destroyed, but does that give anyone a private incentive to leave for Mars in the meantime?
Seasteading is looking better all the time…