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Elon Musk Just Made These 5 Bold Claims About the Future

Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity, attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 7, 2015 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Scott Olson—Getty Images

Musk believes he can launch people to Mars in 2024

If Elon Musk’s vision of the future proves to be correct, we’ll zipping around in driverless cars by 2018 and colonizing Mars not long thereafter.

Musk, who founded Tesla, SpaceX, and PayPal, shared these and other bold predictions when speaking on stage at Recode’s Code Conference on Wednesday. Here are a few of his boldest statements:

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