SpaceX is flying two tourists to the moon in 2018


You no longer have to be an astronaut to travel into outer space. SpaceX has announced that it’s flying two private citizens to the moon sometime around the tail end of 2018. The unnamed passengers will embark on their mission aboard a new version of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft. The original was designed to deliver cargo and people to orbiting destinations like the International Space Station; later this year, the revamped Crew Dragon, whose development was largely funded by NASA, will conduct its first unmanned demo mission to the ISS later this year. Here’s what the interior of the current model…

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