SpaceX signs first private passenger to fly around the moon (page 4)

SpaceX has reportedly signed its first customer to fly on the company’s huge new rocket, the BFR. The passenger will fly on the monster ship around the Moon, though there are no details yet regarding when the trip will happen. SpaceX says it will announce who is flying — and why — on Monday, September 17th. The BFR, or the Big Falcon Rocket, is the giant rocket that SpaceX is currently developing to send humans to the Moon and Mars. According to a presentation by CEO Elon Musk last year, the BFR design consists of a combined rocket and spaceship, or the BFS for Big Falcon Ship. The main rocket will supposedly have 31 main Raptor engines and be capable of sending up 150 tons to low Earth orbit. SpaceX has signed the world’s first... Continue reading…

SpaceX signs first private passenger to fly around the moon

Elon Musk's space transportation company SpaceX said it has signed the world's first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle.

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Reuters

SpaceX booked 'world's first' private passenger for a BFR Moon trip

We haven't seen SpaceX's BFR -- the rocket that it hopes will enable trips around the world, to the Moon, and, eventually, to Mars -- actually take flight yet, but the company ...

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Engadget

Tonight: Watch SpaceX Announce Its First Passenger to the Moon

Here's how to watch live as CEO Elon Musk reveals the first customer it will take to the moon aboard its BFR rocket, among other details.

Mon 17 Sep 18 from Wired Science

Watch live: Elon Musk to announce first private passenger to fly around the moon

SpaceX founder Elon Musk is set to announce the first private space passenger to fly around the moon on Monday evening.

Mon 17 Sep 18 from UPI

How to watch SpaceX’s lunar passenger announcement

To the moon, Elon. After teasing a big announcement last week, SpaceX said it will reveal the identity of a civilian passenger who will take a trip around the moon on one of its BFR rockets. ...

Mon 17 Sep 18 from Fastcompany Tech

SpaceX has its first civilian passenger—with a secret identity

SpaceX will reveal the lucky traveler on Monday. SpaceX is taking a page from Jackie Gleason and sending someone straight to the moon.Read Full Story

Fri 14 Sep 18 from Fastcompany Tech

SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon

Los Angeles (AFP) Sept 14, 2018 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 ...

Fri 14 Sep 18 from SpaceDaily

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

Fri 14 Sep 18 from The Hindu

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