Elon Musk’s SpaceX has unveiled BFR (Big F*cking Rocket) may eventually colonize the Moon and Mars, but in the near future, the company plans to offer Earth to Earth Service. Simply put, the rockets can take people between cities with anywhere on Earth in under 1-hour. Passengers will first board a Hyperloop that takes you to a loading platform, enter the rocket, and get sent into low-Earth orbit. The main passenger section breaks away from the thruster and heads off towards its destination, while the other part heads back to its origin. Continue reading for another video and more information.
This week at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia, SpaceX CEO and Lead Designer Elon Musk will provide an update to his 2016 presentation regarding the long-term technical challenges that need to be solved to support the creation of a permanent, self-sustaining human presence on Mars.