Fabulous launch and recovery! So damn cool and inexpensive for launching equipment into space, compared to others. No confirmation on the recovery or loss of the center core in the ocean barge, but the views from the car look breathtaking!
Yes it was a very nice looking launch and a very big success. I think we are on the right track here in the private sector going into space.
SpaceX says Yusaku Maezawa will be its first ‘private passenger’ to travel around the moon on a solo rocket. Maezawa, a Japanese entrepreneur, will be the first private passenger to fly around the moon, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said at an event Monday night. The mission, made with a new rocket in development, the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), will be “an important step toward enabling access for everyday people who dream of traveling to space," SpaceX said in a tweet before the announcement. Ref. USAToday.
I guess there is no limit when you have billions of dollars to burn, but seeing that this is their first time I don't know I would want to be on this trip given their past failures.
We rest SpaceX Private Space Company to share learning from past years:
Today is: 19th January (GMT), in history on the 19th of January, 1861 AD the following event happened:
MS troops take Ft Massachusetts an Ship Island