SpaceX will fly two space tourists around the Moon

Roger Walter

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SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, recently announced that two space tourists have paid a significant deposit to go on a trip around the Moon. The travelers will undergo fitness tests and begin training later this year. The trip is planned for next year.

For takeoff, SpaceX will use the same launchpad that was used for the Apollo missions in Cape Canaveral, Florida. No humans have traveled past the Earth's orbit since the final Apollo mission in 1972.

SpaceX said that other people have shown great interest in making the trip. The price of the trip has not been revealed, but the two tourists are likely paying millions for the adventure.
  1. Who is Elon Musk?

  2. When will the tourists make the trip?

  3. Where will the SpaceX mission leave from?

  4. When was the last human trip to the Moon?

  5. Are there more people who want to make this trip?


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  1. Would you like to travel to space? Why or why not?

  2. How much would you pay for this trip?

  3. Do you like adventures? Why or why not?

  4. What is the biggest adventure that you’ve ever been on?

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