- Elon Musk spoke to Fox Information’ Tucker Carlson on Tuesday about extraterrestrial life.
- The SpaceX CEO mentioned “if anybody would find out about aliens on Earth it could in all probability be me.”
Elon Musk spoke concerning the potential of alien life — and his hope that it could get him the perfect tweet of all time — in an interview with Fox Information’ Tucker Carlson that aired on Tuesday.
The SpaceX CEO mentioned he is usually requested by folks whether or not aliens exist. “I believe if anybody would find out about aliens on Earth it could in all probability be me,” Musk mentioned within the interview.
“Yeah, I am, you recognize, very acquainted with house stuff,” he added. “However to the perfect of my data, we see no proof of aware life wherever within the universe.”
This week, SpaceX was making ready to launch essentially the most highly effective rocket ever – which can also be totally reusable – from its base in Boca Chica, Texas. Technical issues compelled it to postpone the launch to Thursday, however Musk remains to be hopeful that Starship will the pave the way in which to touchdown people on Mars.
“I’ve seen no proof of aliens. I want, I’d instantly tweet it out,” Musk mentioned.
“That’d be like in all probability the highest tweet of all time,” he added, jokily. “It is the jackpot with some 8 billion likes — subsequent degree jackpot in case you discover the aliens.”
Earlier within the interview, Musk additionally steered that information organizations ought to solely tweet 10 of the perfect information tales day-after-day. Final weekend, he tweeted 102 occasions – ten extra posts than the New York Instances’ fundamental account, per Socialblade.
As Musk met with Twitter employees final June, Insider reported that Musk additionally mentioned he hadn’t seen any proof of aliens as he mentioned the potential for extra-terrestrial life.
And he instructed Twitter workers how the mission of SpaceX is to “to make life multiplanetary and thus enhance the issue lifespan of consciousness.”
In February — as confusion mounted over the Chinese language spy balloon and different unidentified aerial phenomena — Musk joked: “Don’t be concerned, simply a few of my [alien] associates of mine stopping by.”
The billionaire instructed Carlson he does hope that there’s alien life within the universe, and that any aliens are peaceable.
“Clearly, the 2 essential traits, however I am simply saying we have not seen something but,” he added.