SpaceX chose the first tourist flight around the moon

SpaceX выбрала первого туриста для полета вокруг Луны

SpaceX has developed a Big Falcon Rocket for long-haul flights into space

The company Elon musk has signed a contract with the world’s first private passenger, who will fly aboard the Big Falcon Rocket.

American space company SpaceX Elon musk chose the first man, who went as a tourist flight around the moon aboard a space ship Big Falcon Rocket (BFR).

The company said on his Twitter page on Friday, September 14.

“SpaceX has signed a contract with the world’s first private passenger, who will fly around the moon on Board of a BFR. This is an important step towards providing access for people who dream about traveling to space”, – stated in the message.

The company added that on September 17 will announce who the first passenger and why he decided to go to space.

Planned flight date is also unknown. Earlier, SpaceX stated that they wanted to fly two passengers around the moon before the end of 2018. But later, the company moved the launch date.

In history have walked on the moon only 24 people – all Americans – in the framework of Apollo. Since 1972, no one was landing on Earth.

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