Moon Express: Buy A Ticket To The Moon For $10,000
Moon Express may make it possible to travel to the moon in ten years. The private space travel company is going to charge as low as $10,000 for a trip to the moon.
This is the first private company which has been allowed by the US government to have the lunar travel. According to MoonEx, it may take as little as four hours to reach the moon from the earth. The American company appears to revolutionize space travel. Unlike other space travels, this company's travel plans include coming back to the earth. "We return," the company catch line says.
The US government made history by allowing MoonEx to travel beyond Earth's orbit and land on the Moon in 2017. It authorized a maiden flight of the company's robotic spacecraft onto the moon's surface. It starts a new era of commercial lunar exploration. It also opens up possibilities of exploring valuable resources on the moon.
"The sky is not the limit for Moon Express - it is the launchpad," Moon Express co-founder Naveen Jain says. "Space travel is our only path forward to ensure our survival and create a limitless future for our children."
According to the Tech Times, $10,000 happens to be extremely cheap compared to expenses typically related to space travel. Virgin Galactic charges $250,000 for one seat, so it is obvious that only the highly-privileged class can afford it. But, now that MoonEx charges $10,000, thousands of others will be able to fulfill the dream of space travel.
According to Jain, it will take around $25 billion initially for the company to travel to the moon. In 2017, it will cost around $7 million. Jain added that the cost would go down to millions in the coming years. That is why Moon Express is expected to take people to the moon for $10,000 in ten years.
Climate Change Trump Update: Scott Pruitt's EPA Appointment Is Alarming
Donald Trump has appointed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. This happens to be a major update for environmentalist, since the climate change Trump is skeptical of is also a matter of doubt for Pruitt.
Zika Virus New York: Sexually Active Women Get Warning
According to the latest Zika virus New York update, at least four children with brain developmental symptoms were born in the city since July.
Naperville North High School Students Hospitalized After Having Gummy Bear Candy
Several Naperville North High School students were hospitalized after having gummy bear candy.
How Much Does A Trip To The Moon Cost? Here's What Experts Say
Elon Musk did not say exactly how much a trip to the moon costs, but experts did the math and came up with a hefty price tag. After knowing the price of a seat to the moon, the two paying passengers must be really serious about this trip.
NASA Astronauts Can Now Poop In Space Suit
The Space Poop Challenge awarded winners who designed space suit systems that allow NASA astronauts to freely poop in space. Cash prize was awarded and winning designs will be prototyped for testing in space.
MORE IN ITECHPOST
4 Benefits of Social Media Marketing For Your Business
A lot of people think social media is a tool where they have freedom of speech and can express the best side of themselves. However, there is much more to social media than you think. It is one of the strongest marketing tools of today that has changed the dynamics of modern businesses.
Umbrella Galaxy's Cannibalistic Past Proven By Hubble Space Telescope With A Stunning Image!
The Hubble space telescope has been able to prove that the Umbrella Galaxy is a cannibal that swallowed a smaller galaxy to reach its current size!
Fortnite Tips: How to Find 'Honeypot Locations
Players will be met with the new Teddy Bears vs Garden Gnomes rivalry which would unlock a few new secret missions for players to enjoy! Find the Honeypot! Find the Honeypot!