SpaceX Will Send 2 Paid Tourists To Moon by 2018 :- On Monday, SpaceX, the space agency, made an announcement that they would be sending two people to the Moon. The agency has said that the 2 private citizens have paid money in order to be sent around the Moon. It is the first time when 2 citizens will go to Moon by using their own money.
Chief Executive Officer of SpaceX – Elon Musk said that we are very excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip to the moon in the next year. Further, CEO Musk added that the unnamed tourists have already paid a significant deposit.
He further said that this provides an opportunity for humans to return to deep space for the first time in 45 years and they will travel faster and further into the solar system than any before them. This year marks the beginning of the health tests as well as the training for going into outer space. Musk added, “Other flight teams have also expressed strong interest and we expect more to follow. Additional information will be released about the flight teams, contingent upon their approval and confirmation of the health and fitness test results.”
Musk added that this year marks the beginning of the health tests as well as the training for going into outer space. Additional information will be released about the flight teams, contingent upon their approval and confirmation of the health and fitness test results.
Space tourists cum 2 private citizens named will go to outer space aboard the Crew Dragon Capsule. Crew Dragon – the California-based company is scheduled for the very first test flight that is unmanned this year. It the only one at this time for the International Space Station.
CEO of SpaceX – Musk said that it will be the most powerful vehicle to reach orbit after the Saturn V moon rocket. At five million pounds of liftoff thrust, Falcon Heavy is two-thirds the thrust of Saturn V and more than double the thrust of the next largest launch vehicle currently flying.