"And we'll probably be able to do short flights, short up and down flights, during the first half of next year."
Musk said last year that his Mars rocket, called BFR or Big Falcon Rocket, could one day fly people from city to city on Earth in incredibly short time spans, touting that it would take 30 minutes to hop from New York to Shanghai.
Eventually, the rocket will host convoys of people and their belongings.
The ultimate goal is to establish a self-sustaining colony on the Red Planet.
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