Elon Musk’s Space X signs up first private moon flight passenger

first_imgFriday 14 September 2018 5:05 pm Elon Musk’s Space X signs up first private moon flight passenger Nicholas EarlNicholas Earl is a sports and business contributor. whatsapp Tags: Elon Musk International Space Station People However, Musk has now focused attention to the Big Falcon Rocket to reduce operating costs at Space X. Eventually he hopes to travel to Mars through the BFR system in 2022. The upgraded rocket will be reusable and have the thrust power to launch 150 tons of cargo to the Red Planet.Read more: Elon Musk’s ‘erratic behaviour’ causes bank to downgrade Tesla stockPreviously, Space X had declared that two tourists had paid a deposit for a trip around the moon this year. The names of the customers have still not been disclosed and the journey has yet to take place. It was also scheduled to use one of the Dragon crew vessels that routinely travels with supplies to the International Space Station.The news of Space X’s newest travel plans come at a difficult time for Musk. His public attempts at privatising Tesla, the electronic car company where he is also chairman and chief executive officer, have led to an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission.Two high profile resignations by senior staff at Tesla came after Musk smoked a joint during a podcast with comedian Joe Rogan, after he doubled down on calling a rescue diver who helped save the trapped Thai boys a “pedo”. Space X has announced that it has signed up the first private passenger to fly around the moon on its new Big Falcon Rocket launch system.center_img Share whatsapp Elon Musk’s company said it was a crucial step towards a future of everyday space travel.Read more: ‘It’s legal, right?’ Elon Musk smokes weed on podcastThe rocket is being developed in Los Angeles, with Space X set to reveal the identity of the traveller on Monday.Earlier this year, Space X successfully launched the Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.The rocket was the most powerful spacecraft to leave the Earth’s atmosphere and garnered significant media attention for its eye-catching payload dummy that sent Musk’s own Tesla Roadster in orbit around the Sun to the sounds of David Bowie’s Starman. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStorymoneycougar.comDiana’s Butler Reveals Why Harry Really Married Meghanmoneycougar.comZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen HeraldOne-N-Done | 7-Minute Workout7 Minutes a Day To a Flat Stomach By Using This 1 Easy ExerciseOne-N-Done | 7-Minute WorkoutBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeTrading BlvdThis Picture of Prince Harry & Father at The Same Age Will Shock YouTrading BlvdCleverstTattoo Fails : No One Makes It Past No. 6 Without LaughingCleverstMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailNoteableyFaith Hill’s Daughter Is Probably The Prettiest Woman In The WorldNoteabley last_img

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