SpaceX has signed a contract with the world’s first tourist, who circled the moon

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Us company SpaceX has announced that it has signed an agreement with the world’s first space tourist, who circled the moon in a rocket for long missions.

Earlier it was reported that SpaceX will carry the first flight of space tourists to the moon until mid-2019. In history have walked on the moon only 24 people. Since 1972, after completing the mission, American astronauts, nobody has landed on the satellite.

«SpaceX has signed a contract with the world’s first passenger which will fly around the moon on Board the Big Falcon rocket (BFR) is an important step towards opening up access for ordinary people who dream to travel in space,» the company wrote on micro-blogging network Twitter.

The company added that on September 17 will announce who the first passenger and why he decided to go to space.

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