Update for 8 pm ET: Read our full story on Elon Musk's Mars Interplanetary Transport ship announcement today here: SpaceX's Elon Musk Unveils Interplanetary Spaceship to Colonize Mars
Watch SpaceX's animation of how its Mars colony ship will work. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed the company's plans to get humans to Mars, during a talk today (Sept. 27) at a conference in Mexico. Our wrap story on the announcement will be posted shortly. You can see a replay in the window below, courtesy of SpaceX. Fly-Through Video: Fly-Through SpaceX's Massive 'Fun' Spaceship To Mars and Beyond
From SpaceX: "SpaceX Founder, CEO, and Lead Designer Elon Musk will discuss the long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars. The technical presentation will focus on potential architectures for sustaining humans on the Red Planet that industry, government and the scientific community can collaborate on in the years ahead."