Big Fucking Rocket: Musk said the new rocket and timing of the launch mission to Mars
The head of SpaceX Elon Musk made at the International Aeronautical Congress, which is being held in Australia. Businessman with his colleagues discussed future plans for space exploration and shared information relating to Mars exploration. Among other things, Musk introduced more missiles Falcon and told me what she created.
Big Falcon Rocket - the so-called universal transport system, consisting of a reusable superheavy rockets and spacecraft that can accommodate up to a hundred people. Mask for him, such a bundle can be used not only for Mars and lunar missions, but also to deliver cargo to the ISS. A more via BFR can take people from one point to another of the world - the video clip with the presentation of such a method of transportation he published in his Instagram.
Big Fucking Rocket - so Musk joke dubbed development - will be able to withdraw the low reference orbit up to 150 tonnes payload. The first stage of the media are going to be equipped with an engine 31 Raptor. According to the head of SpaceX, BFR in the future it could replace all existing missiles, produced by the company, as it will become a universal means for transporting cargo and astronauts. Inside will be BFR 825 cubic meters of space, divided into 40 cabins and common areas. The length of the ship is about 48 meters, and its weight is about 85 tons. The first two unmanned BFR flight to Mars is planned for as early as 2022, and after another two years, SpaceX going to send humans to the Red Planet.
International Aeronautical Congress held in Adelaide, Australia, from 25 to 29 September.