A year after the launch of the Falcon Heavy: what are Elon Musk plans to surprise humanity

Год после запуска Falcon Heavy: чем еще Илон Маск планирует удивить человечество

6 February 2018, exactly one year ago, engineer Elon Musk launched the space rocket super-heavy class Falcon Heavy.

It was a real breakthrough in the space industry.

At SpaceX figured out how to reduce the cost of launch reusable rockets with large carrying capacity. And it increases the chances of humanity to space exploration and the study of it is not in the status of temporary visitor in orbit.

Humanity today has 2 main ways. The first is that we remain on the Earth forever and then inevitably die out. The second master outer space and become multiplanetary civilization
– said the inventor, the founder of SpaceX Elon Musk.

A successful launch of the Falcon Heavy – the first step to this. According to the Mask to send humans to Mars, a powerful star ship. Something like a modernized version of the Falcon rocket and Dragon capsule.

Год после запуска Falcon Heavy: чем еще Илон Маск планирует удивить человечество

The launch of the Falcon Heavy – a breakthrough in the space industry

The company plans to build a Big Falcon Rocket before the end of 2019. That she is already in 2023 needs to send to the moon first tourists, including a Japanese billionaire USACE Maezawa.

I thought long and hard about how valuable would be the first passenger trip to the moon. And I chose journey to the moon, people of art,
– said the Japanese billionaire, who will fly to the moon, Usaci of Maezawa.

Inventor Elon Musk said that eventually, a Japanese billionaire pay for the future ability of humanity to travel to other planets and will make a great contribution to space exploration.

Also, by design, Big Falcon Rocket should become an interplanetary transport system, which will allow you to get anywhere in the Solar system. For this purpose, it is necessary to establish the production of fuel along the way. In addition, the plan is to use rocket and for a conventional air traffic.

Год после запуска Falcon Heavy: чем еще Илон Маск планирует удивить человечество

Big Falcon Rocket is working at the company SpaceX

According to the calculations, the distance from new York to Shanghai, which is 12 thousand kilometers, the missile will be able to overcome just half an hour. The ticket will be cheaper than flying on a commercial airliner.

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