Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – President of the Board of the EducatorI SpaceX Elon Musk announced the change of name for its big rocket Big Falcon Rocket (BFR). Musk chose the name & # 39; Startship & # 39; in order to replace the BFR name.
This giant rocket was designed to bring colonists to Earth and Earth on Earth. The renaming notice revealed Musk by talking to his personal Twitter account.
reported AFP, before changing the name, the BFR was just an unofficial name pinned to a rocket of 118 meters high. So far, SpaceX is still in the development phase of further ships.
With the official use of the Starship name, he also said that the new missile offers a new design.
If the development process is over, the plan will be used to transport the first Japanese tourist facilities on the Moon in early 2023.
In the future, Musk targets its monster rocket capable of accommodating 100 passengers in one transport. In this way, plans for human colonies on the Moon and Mars are expected soon.
In addition to Starship, Space is currently relying on Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy Rockets to "go back and forth" from Earth to Space.
Falcon 9 is used to launch satellites and cargoes that astronauts need from the International Space Station (ISS). Since its use in 2012, Falcon 9 has completed more than 60 missions.
Musk plans to improve Falcon 9 performance so it can be used more frequently.
While Falcon Heacy has a higher capacity and completed the initial launch test in February. This rocket carries a bigger load, one of which is one unit of Tesla's car in space. (EVN)