Also see Elon Musk: To avoid becoming like monkeys, humans must merge with machines | Washington Post (tbd if he'll be upgraded prior to his Mars relocation)
"Despite a high likelihood of dying even before arriving and daily conditions hostile to human life, Elon Musk said in an interview Sunday that he’ll probably move to Mars.Elon Musk says he will probably move to Mars | Washington Post
The SpaceX and chief executive said there’s a “70 percent chance” he’ll get to Mars within his lifetime, with plans to permanently resettle on the Red Planet. Musk said his desire to colonize Mars is driven by the same passion that fuels people to climb mountains — for the challenge.
“We’ve recently made a number of breakthroughs that I am just really just fired up about,” Musk said during an interview with “Axios on HBO.”"