Space X : Do you Know About it!

Space X : Do you Know About it!

We are back with another astounding tech story, and it is known as SpaceX.

SpaceX Dragon Crew Rocket

SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California.

It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars.

How amazing is that!! Colonization of Mars.

  • SpaceX is known as Space Exploration Technologies Corporation,

Amazing Factoids :

  1. The first privately funded company to successfully launch, orbit, and recover a spacecraft (Dragon in 2010)

2.  First privately funded liquid-propellant rocket to reach orbit (Falcon 1 in 2008)

3.  The first private company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station (Dragon in 2012)

4.  The first propulsive landing for an orbital rocket Falcon 9 in 2015.

5.  The first reuse of an orbital rocket (Falcon 9 in 2017)

  • As of March 2017, SpaceX has since flown ten missions to the International Space Station (ISS) under a cargo resupply contract.

 

  • CEO Elon Musk unveiled the mission architecture of the Interplanetary Transport System program, an ambitious privately funded initiative to develop spaceflight technology for use in manned interplanetary spaceflight, in September 2016.

 

  • Elon Musk announced that the company had been contracted by two private individuals to send them in a Dragon spacecraft on a free return trajectory around the Moon, in 2017.

 

  • Provisionally launching in 2018, this could become the first instance of lunar tourism.

The main purpose this System was designed for to lead sustainable human settlements on Mars over the long term.

See this amazing video to understand the SpaceX interplanetary transport system:

 

Information Data Courtesy SpaceX.com and Wikipedia.

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