Next des­ti­na­tion: the moon

The Citizen (Gauteng) - - WORLD -

Los An­ge­les – SpaceX an­nounced a new plan to launch a tourist around the moon us­ing its Big Fal­con Rocket (BFR), a mas­sive launch ve­hi­cle that is be­ing de­signed to carry peo­ple to deep space.

“SpaceX has signed the world’s first pri­vate pas­sen­ger to fly around the Moon aboard our BFR launch ve­hi­cle – an im­por­tant step to­ward en­abling ac­cess for ev­ery­day peo­ple who dream of trav­el­ing to space,” the com­pany said on Twit­ter.

SpaceX gave no fur­ther de­tails, but said more in­for­ma­tion would fol­low on Mon­day. –

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