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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweets pictures of Big Falcon Rocket and Mars Alpha Base

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 24 Sep 2018, 09:00:20 AM
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweets pictures of Big Falcon Rocket and Mars Alpha Base (Image Twitter)

New Delhi:

SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk took to micro-blogging platform Twitter and posted photographs to give the glimpses of the rocket 'SpaceX', which is under construction to fly to the moon and Mars. One of the images is that of Big Falcon Rocket and the other of SpaceX’s Mars Base Alpha. Earlier, Musk posted a photo that revealed SpaceX was building the spacecraft using a cylindrical tool.

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The Big Falcon Rocket is made to be a 39-story launch system made of a 180-foot-tall spaceship and 230-foot-tall rocket booster.


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On September 17, Musk announced Japanese billionaire businessman, Yusaku Maezawa as the first tourist who will fly on a SpaceX rocket around the Moon. At the unveiling, Musk said “Maezawa will fly to the moon aboard a new rocket called the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), which is still in development”.





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First Published : 24 Sep 2018, 08:56:56 AM

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