Elon Musk named a new date for the flight to the moon
Musk does not abandon his ambitious plans to conquer space.
Starship spacecraft may land astronauts on the moon before 2024 , reports Chronicle.info with reference to TSN.
This was told by the head of the American company SpaceX Elon Musk on Twitter.
When asked on the Web about the possibility of his ship to land a crew on the lunar In 2024, even with contract execution delays, Musk replied: & # 171; Perhaps earlier & # 187 ;.
Recall that Starship and Super Heavy are promising super-heavy rocket and spacecraft that SpaceX is developing to replace the current family of Falcon rockets and Dragon ships.
In the spring of 2019, NASA announced the Artemis program project (& # 171; Artemis & # 187;) to land a man on the moon. Starship was selected as the lander.
Agency Inspector General Paul Martin previously reported that the astronaut landing on the moon in 2024 could be postponed to a later date due to a delay in the development of spacesuits. Musk offered the department assistance in such development.
Recall that Elon Musk's company SpaceX has taken another step to colonize Mars.
Earlier, SpaceX received a contract to launch a NASA space probe on the icy satellite of Jupiter – Europe.