SpaceX Will Fly a Private Passenger Around the Moon on Its Giant BFR Rocket

A “private passenger” has signed up for a trip around the moon aboard SpaceX’s BFR rocket-spaceship combo, company representatives announced via Twitter this evening (Sept. 13). SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk will fill in the details Monday (Sept. 17), during a webcast that begins at 9 p.m. EDT (0100 GMT on Sept. 18). You can watch the SpaceX moon shot webcast live here, courtesy of SpaceX.
SpaceX’s giant Mars vehicle has a crewed moon mission on its docket.
A “private passenger” has signed up for a trip around the moon aboard SpaceX’s BFR rocket-spaceship combo, company representatives announced via Twitter this evening (Sept. 13). SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk will fill in the details Monday (Sept. 17), during a webcast that begins at 9 p.m. EDT (0100 GMT on Sept. 18). You can watch the SpaceX moon shot webcast live here, courtesy of SpaceX.
Musk may already have given us a clue about the private space explorer’s identity. Somebody on Twitter asked Musk if he was the passenger, and the billionaire entrepreneur responded by tweeting an emoji of the Japanese flag. [The BFR: SpaceX’s Giant Spaceship for Mars in Images]
(Source: https://www.space.com/41822-spacex-bfr-rocket-moon-passenger-flight.html?utm_source=sdc-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180914-sdc )

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