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Space X BFR lunar Mission

  • Category
    Science & Technology
  • Published
    20th Sep, 2018

A Japanese billionaire YusakuMaezawa, will be the first private passenger to fly on Space X Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) around the moon as early as 2023.

Context

  • A Japanese billionaire YusakuMaezawa, will be the first private passenger to fly on Space X Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) around the moon as early as 2023.

About

  • Space X is building Big Falcon Rocket, a next generation rocket and spaceship system to send people to Mars by 2024 and set up a colony on it within next 50 to 100 years.
  • BFR could also launch satellites to Low Earth Orbit, and clean up orbital debris as well as transport passengers around earth at record speeds.
  • The rocket system which is under construction, will consist of rocket and a spaceship, capable of carrying more than 100 passengers at a time.
  • Both rocket and spaceship will be reusable.
  • YusakuMaezawa will be first lunar traveller since last U.S Apollo mission in 1972.
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