• An Apollo astronaut explains what riding aboard SpaceX's first moon mission might be like

    9 days ago - By Chron

    NASA
    SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by Elon Musk, is about to debut what is currently the world's most powerful rocket.
    Called Falcon Heavy, the system has three reusable boosters that can push 70 tons of payload into orbit around Earth or nearly 5 tons to Mars. SpaceX is testing the rocket's 27 engines this month, clearing the way for launch a couple of weeks later.
    While Falcon Heavy's maiden flight will send a Tesla Roadster to orbit Mars, Musk hopes to send two people around moon using the 230-foot-tall launcher by the end of the year.
    "We've been approached to do a crewed...
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  • An Apollo astronaut explains what riding aboard SpaceX's first moon mission might be like

    An Apollo astronaut explains what riding aboard SpaceX's first moon mission might be like

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by Elon Musk, is about to debut what is currently the world's most powerful rocket.
    Called Falcon Heavy , the system has three reusable boosters that can push 70 tons of payload into orbit around Earth or nearly 5 tons to Mars. SpaceX is testing the rocket's 27 engines this month, clearing the way for launch a couple of weeks later.
    While Falcon Heavy's maiden flight will send a Tesla Roadster to orbit Mars , Musk hopes to send two people around moon using the 230-foot-tall launcher by the end of the year.
    "We've been approached to do a crewed mission...
    Read more ...