SpaceX: Announcement coming Monday about private passengers flying on BFR to Moon
14 September, 2018, 18:45 | Author: Tara Reeves
Only 24 humans have been to the Moon so far.
After people responded with questions, Musk weighed in and confirmed that the render of the Big Falcon Rocket, which is still in development, is new and "intentionally" created to resemble one seen in a classic Tintin comic. When asked if Musk would be the person aboard the flight, he responded simply by posting an emoji of a Japanese flag. "Find out who's flying and why on Monday, September 17", the company tweeted.
SpaceX will send its first passenger around the Moon in a Big Falcon Rocket (seen in its original form).
Elon Musk's rocket company signed up its first passenger for a flight around the moon, taking a giant leap toward commercializing space travel. Back in February 2017, the company announced that two people had signed up for a week-long around the moon mission with a launch date expected late 2018.
SpaceX is a key commercial partner to NASA, and is working on a crew ship that will make its first flight to the orbiting International Space Station next year, restoring access to space from U.S. soil for the first time since 2011, when the space shuttle program was retired after 30 years.
The BFR will be used to explore Mars - a goal that Musk hopes to accomplish by 2022. SpaceX spokespeople told the Wall Street Journal that the mission as still going to happen but remained tight-lipped about more details.
The Falcon Heavy debuted one year after that announcement was made.
The rocket in combination with a spaceship capsule is being built by SpaceX with the colonization of the planet Mars in mind.
He has also said that eventually the fleet of SpaceX rockets will be phased out and the BFR will be responsible for all of SpaceX's ambitions.
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