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Us company SpaceX has chosen the world’s first tourist, who circled around the moon on the rocket BFR (Big Falcon Rocket). The company announced on the official Twitter page.
“This important step will open access to space for ordinary people who dream about such a journey,” reads the post.
With the traveler already signed a contract. The company also announced that the name of the tourist favourites will be announced on Monday, September 17. However, netizens are already trying to guess who it will be.
“Elon Musk, it’s you, isn’t it?”, — wrote some. “It’s me, guys! Elon said that I can just hold out for the wing,” joked others.
The founder of Space X Elon Musk has presented Big Falcon Rocket in September 2017. The system includes a reusable super-heavy rocket (the first stage) and manned spacecraft (second stage) seats 100 people. The start of the first flight of the space tourists to orbit the moon was scheduled for 2018, however the company for unspecified reasons, has decided to push it for mid-2019.
Video, photo All from Russia.