SpaceX signs first private passenger to fly around the moon

PUBLISHED ON FRI, SEP 14, 2018 8:40 AM

SpaceX signs first private passenger to fly around the moon

 

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The top of a replica Crew Dragon spacecraft is show at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, U.S. August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

 

(Reuters) - Elon Musk's space transportation company SpaceX said it has signed the world's first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle.

 

"Find out who's flying and why on Monday, September 17," SpaceX said in a tweet on Thursday.

 

(Reporting by Rama Venkat Raman in Bengaluru)

 
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