SpaceX founder Elon Musk wants to send you to Mars. This week he unveiled a plan to build a reusable rocket system that could make it happen.

According to Space.com, Elon Musk has announced plans to go ahead and produce the rocket, which is based on the Falcon 9 reusable rocket. While Musk admits that the plan is a long shot, the CEO is encouraged enough by designs and successful simulations to give it a try.

The founder of PayPal, Elon Musk founded SpaceX in 2002.

Here is a C-SPAN video of the full press conference with The National Press Club.

Other links: International Business Times, msnbc

What do you think? Would you go to Mars if you could live and work there?