"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.
In a step that commercialises space travel, USA private space firm SpaceX on Friday announced that it will send the first private passenger to Moon and will reveal his identity on Monday.
According to SpaceX, only 24 humans have been to the moon in history.
If all goes well, this unnamed passenger will be the first person to visit the moon since NASA's Apollo mission in 1972.
The tourist will fly in the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) being created to carry people into deep space, the Elon Musk led company said in a tweet.
The company will host a media event on Monday, Sept. 17 and other than state that it will be held at their headquarters located in Hawthorne, California and that Musk would "announce the world's first private passenger scheduled to fly around the Moon aboard SpaceX's BFR launch vehicle" - little else has been released.
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Nike took it all in stride, releasing a statement instructing people on "how to burn our products properly". By the end of business on Wednesday, Nike would close at $83 a share, an all-time high for the company.
But when one of Musk's fans asked him who would be taking part in the mission, the billionaire tweeted out an emoji of the Japanese flag, sparking speculation that a Japanese billionaire was planning to make the flight.
The company said more details would be made available on Monday. However the passengers were never named and the flight has yet to materialize. "And we believe we can do this with the revenue we receive from launching satellites and servicing the space station".
Musk described a slightly scaled-down 348-foot-tall rocket in September 2017 and announced that the private space company aimed to launch two cargo missions to Mars in 2022.
The first ship carrying crews could arrive two years later, he said.
Executives say if you're riding out the storm near the coast you should not expect to have power back for days or even weeks. Boarding up his home in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Chris Pennington watched the forecasts and tried to decide when to leave.
More than half a million people have been killed and 11 million already forced to flee their homes in Syria's seven-year-old war. Fighters from a coalition of Islamist forces celebrate on after taking the al-Mastumah base in the Syrian city of Idlib.
The timing and location of the proposed meeting were unclear, the sources familiar with the matter said. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has extended an invitation to talks to his counterparts in Beijing.
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An intense wave, as well as heavy rains, will announce on Thursday on the coast of Las Carolinas, the arrival of Florence. Forecasters said "catastrophic" freshwater flooding was expected along waterways far from the coast of North and SC .
Cruz maintains the federal government's response to the hurricane was slow and inadequate while Trump said it was a success. To be tweeting about 3,000 people and being efficient, it's actually disrespectful for my country.
Later, Halsey got a gift from the Ellen show: a rhinestone-encrusted jacket that read "Missy's funky white sister" on the back. She revealed that she learned " Work It " in 2003 to compete in a karaoke competition then, and soon it became her go-to song.
His extended stay is down to a desire to ensure continuity at the Bank of England as the United Kingdom navigates Brexit. Carney had been due to stand down in June 2019, after a six-year tenure at the top of the central bank.
The cove, accessible only by sea, features limestone cliffs towering above the beach of white sand and crystalline water. An air and sea search was conducted as a precaution in case there was anyone trapped under the rocks .
Both Sharifs said they had broken no law and there was no proof the residences were purchased with money from corruption. The body will be taken straightway to the Heathrow airport from the Park for bringing it back through PK-758.
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In Wilmington, residents who had decided not to evacuate were lining up to get ice from a vending machine - US$2 for a 7.2kg bag. Florence is expected to arrive in southeast North Carolina on Friday morning before drifting south into SC .
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To review the new materials, the commission is pausing an "informal" 180-day shot clock to rule on the merger . The Commission did not receive Build 9, and third parties did not have access to it, until September 5.
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Her leadership and what she means to this team - and not just this team but this league and women's basketball in general. Stewart will go for a second World Cup gold later this month with the United States senior national team.