Musk signs up mystery passenger to take rocket trip around moon

SpaceX books private passenger flight around the Moon

SpaceX books private passenger flight around the Moon

According to SpaceX, only 24 humans have been to the moon in history.

SpaceX's tweet also included a render for a new version of the BFR vehicle. SpaceX will hold the identity of its passenger from the public until Monday, September 17th.

The webcast is embedded below. We'll find out on Monday if the adventurous soul signed up to the BFR mission is one of the same people that was planning to go on the Falcon Heavy trip. Asked whether he'd be the first passenger, Musk - who's also the CEO of Tesla - posted an emoji of a Japanese flag.

No other details have yet emerged about the mission, when it will take place or how much the yet unidentified passenger has paid for the privilege.

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In February, SpaceX debuted the long-awaited Falcon Heavy, which became the world's most powerful operational launch vehicle, the report said. Next July will mark the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing by Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

In an interview in March, Musk said the ship was now being built, adding "I think we'll probably be able to do short flights, short sort of up-and-down flights, probably sometime in the first half of next year".

In June, it was revealed by the Wall Street Journal that SpaceX wouldn't be sending a couple around the moon on its Dragon spacecraft later this year, a promise that was touted in early-2017. These include performing satellite launches, cleaning up space junk, and of course, taking the rich and space curious on trips around the moon.

He introduced the BFR, composed of a rocket and spaceship, last year, saying it was aimed at allowing people to colonize Mars and that the company wanted to land two cargo ships on the Red Planet in 2022.

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