SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

This evening, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave an update on the design of SpaceX’s future massive rocket, the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), during an event announcing the first passenger who will fly on the vehicle. The rocket’s capability has changed. Musk claims that once the rocket is complete, it will be able to take up to 100 tons of payload all the way to Mars. That’s if the rocket gets refueled in orbit by some kind of tanker spacecraft. He also showed off a simulation of how the vehicle will land on the surface of Mars. “I can’t wait,” Musk said at the even. “I’m super fired up about this. This is amazing.” it will be able to take up to 100 tons of payload all the way to Mars The BFR is instrumental to SpaceX’s plans of sending humans to the... Continue reading…

SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon.

Mon 17 Sep 18 from Phys.org

SpaceX to fly mystery person around the Moon

Elon Musk hinted the space tourist may be Japanese

Fri 14 Sep 18 from The Independent

SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon

SpaceX on Thursday announced a new plan to launch a tourist around the Moon using its Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), a massive launch vehicle that is being designed to carry people into deep space.

Fri 14 Sep 18 from Phys.org

Watch Elon Musk reveal SpaceX's mystery Moon passenger at 6p PT / 9p ET - CNET

The trip will be aboard the Big Falcon Rocket, still in development.

Mon 17 Sep 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Watch SpaceX announce its first BFR passenger at 9PM ET

SpaceX announced last week that it booked its first private passenger for a flight around the Moon in its BFR spacecraft, and today the company will share who that is. Elon Musk gave ...

Mon 17 Sep 18 from Engadget

Elon Musk's SpaceX to name first passenger for moon voyage

SpaceX, Elon Musk's space transportation company, was set on Monday to name the first private passenger who will take a trip around the moon aboard its forthcoming Big Falcon Rocket spaceship, ...

Mon 17 Sep 18 from Reuters

Live stream: Elon Musk to name first private passenger to fly around moon on SpaceX BFR

Elon Musk will announce SpaceX's first lunar BFR mission live at 9 p.m. ET. USA TODAY will provide live coverage.        

Mon 17 Sep 18 from USA today

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