On February 27th, Elon Musk announced SpaceX’s ambitious plan to send two private citizens on a trip around the Moon. The two space tourists have already put down a substantial deposit towards the trip, which Musk says could happen as soon as late 2018. We don’t know how much the mission will cost, or what its prospects are for success. But it could kick off the first public-private space race between the private company and NASA.
SpaceX is sending a bold message
The short answer: a lot
Elon Musk’s latest proposal comes with new possibilities and new risks
The mission could take place half a century after the first trip to the Moon
I am so ready for an 8K HDR Earthrise
No, seriously. Why?
Two private citizens approached the company, are ‘very serious’ about the trip