Musk showed a crowd of space enthusiasts and reporters at SpaceX’s rocket development site late on Saturday in the remote village of Boca Chica, Texas, animations of Starship landing on the moon and Mars and predicted that the rocket’s first orbital flight could come in the next six months, followed by missions to space with humans aboard the next year.
Tired of unrealistic promises. Looking for short-term revenue. Robots encouraged to apply. Delays in bringing self-driving vehicles to market in mass have left many start-ups scrambling to redefine their businesses, find new customers and reap immediate revenue even as they hold out for the "pot of gold" in the complex and still-evolving autonomous technology sector.