It was unclear whether SpaceX plans a lunar orbit mission or a loop around the moon.
The announcement at SpaceX's headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif., followed days of speculation over the identity of the first passenger - and months of chatter about the capabilities of the BFR, an acronym for "Big Falcon Rocket" in its G-rated interpretation.
"SpaceX has signed the world's first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard our BFR launch vehicle - an important step toward enabling access for everyday people who dream of travelling to space", the company said on Twitter.
In answer to a query about whether Musk himself would be the passenger, he tweeted an emoji of a Japanese flag. "Only 24 humans have been to the Moon in history".
In terms of when the launch will take place, things are also in the dark.
The BFR will be constructed at a SpaceX facility in Los Angeles and is being created to handle everything from missions to Earth orbit to long-term cargo and crew missions to Mars.
SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of the person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon. Musk did not name the clients past year or say how much they would pay. The rocket is expected to stand 106m high and have a diameter of 9m.
In February, SpaceX launched the Falcon Heavy for the first time.
It appeared to confirm some design changes to the spaceship, including three large fins near the back and a black heat-shield on the craft's underside.
Musk provided some updates on the production design of the BFR, which will have a 100-ton payload capacity.
He recently criticized analysts during a Tesla earnings conference call, labeled a British diver in the recent Thai cave rescue drama as a pedophile, took a hit off an apparent marijuana-tobacco joint during a podcast interview and tweeted that he had funding to take Tesla private but then announced the deal was off. He abandoned the idea about two weeks later.
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Coca-Cola Co . spokesperson Kent Landers issued a statement on the reports confirming the company's monitoring of CBD. The drinks would aim to relieve pain with CBD rather than give the "high" associated with inhaling marijuana.
A game is a game, it's not really a statement. "You need an outstanding performance to win and that's what the boys delivered". But Liverpool could have been much further ahead had Salah and Mane combined better in attack.
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The trailer also introduces us to Jack ( Lin Manuel Miranda ) a lamplighter and former apprentice of Bert ( Dick Van Dyke ). The film is directed by Rob Marshall ( Chicago ) and written by David Magee ( Finding Neverland ).
He said that the engineers at Samsung are confident of its safety, and that users do not have to worry about batteries any more. The New York Post also confirmed that the woman wants Samsung to pay for all the damages including her purse and her belongings.
He also responded to one commenter, adding, "Roma knocked Bryan Fogel's phone out of his hand after Mark Burnett choked me". The Hunt for the Trump Tapes with Tom Arnold premieres Tuesday Sept. 18 at 10:30/9:30c on Viceland .
Christine Blasey Ford is a professor at Palo Alto University in California and teaches in consortium with Stanford University. At the White House, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, told reporters, "She should not be insulted".
Joao Pedro got the first goal for Cagliari in his first game since returning from a six-month doping ban. It was ugly, I am aware of that and I apologise to everyone for that.
Wade back with Heat for final season
The Heat also come to D.C. for a preseason game on October 5, though it would not be a surprise if Wade sits that one out. Wade, 36, is a 12-time All-Star, eight-time All-NBA performer and a three-time NBA chamipon. "Let's enjoy it", Wade said.
With Carson Wentz playing, Eagles will protect him
Pederson added that there will be no restrictions for Wentz but they may use some time to adjust to the speed of the game. The Eagles' offense desperately needs Wentz, who will change the complexion of the unit immediately.
Buffalo Bills player retires at halftime
A Buffalo Bills player made a decision to pack it in and call it a career right in the middle of Sunday's game. Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and Instagram .
Browns trying out kickers after New Orleans nightmare
Gonzalez missed two field goals and two extra points that conceivably could have won Cleveland's first game in almost two years. The score tied the game at 18-18, sending Gonzalez out to hit what should have been the go-ahead field goal with 1:16 to play.
Off the path to peace
But Yossi Beilin, one of the Israeli negotiators in the Oslo talks, said the parameters of a final agreement are well-known. It withdrew its troops and settlers from Gaza, which is ruled by the Islamist Hamas movement. "They won", she said.