Elon Musk: we can put a man on the moon in 2023

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Elon Musk: we can put a man on the moon in 2023

The Head of SpaceX Elon Musk dreams of space so that is going to overtake the space Agency NASA, and the first to return people to the lunar surface. Musk believes that his company will be able to land an unmanned spaceship Starship on the surface of the satellite already in 2021, and after a year or two after that — send to the moon a manned mission with a crew.

"Sounds crazy, but I think we will be able to land Karbala to the moon in less than two years. Of course, the first flight and landing of the apparatus to the satellite will be unmanned. So, maybe in a year or two after that we could send there team. I would say for four years [from this moment], no more" — the Musk in his recent interview with the Time magazine.

According to the Mask, NASA thinks for a long time

In Other words, the estimated Mask, sending people to the moon aboard a spacecraft company SpaceX will be possible in 2023, the year before, when the us government space Agency NASA plans to send a lunar mission "Artemis". Recall that the crew of the mission to the moon for the first time in history .

Left prototype Starhopper, right — the picture of the future of the ship Starship

that for the lunar missions, NASA may consider the use of missiles, a third-party company, such as SpaceX's Falcon Heavy. But later, the Director of NASA Jim Breidenstein said that for the manned program to the moon of the Earth the national space Agency will use its own super-heavy rocket Space Launch System (SLS).

In response, Elon Musk suggested that his company would be easier to send a rocket to the moon, than to try to convince NASA that SpaceX can do that. By the way, the Agency NASA has still not decided will be required for the lunar mission in 2024.

Latest failure SpaceX

The Ship Starship is developed by SpaceX, not only for missions to Earth's satellite, but also for flights to Mars in the more distant future. Recently completed a not very successful engine test of its prototype Starhopper. Ship .

Later, the Musk on Twitter said that the engine and the ship itself is in order. Head of SpaceX also added that further tests may take place next week.

This is interesting:

Earlier this week why this spring exploded spacecraft SpaceX .

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