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According to SpaceX, only 24 humans have been to the moon in history.
- Footprints on the Moon - Humans have not set foot on the Moon since the final Apollo mission in 1972, capping an era of USA national pride.
The company had originally pegged the journey for as early as this year with the space tourists traveling in a Crew Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon Heavy rocket.
At the time, Musk said the pair approached SpaceX about sending them on a weeklong flight and paid a "significant" deposit for the trip. And now, it appears there will be only one person aboard.
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As a new day dawns, our first question is: What has Elon Musk tweeted overnight? Company representatives declined to offer additional details Friday.
The BFR will be used to explore Mars - a goal that Musk hopes to accomplish by 2022.
This new mission, different from the one discussed by owner Elon Musk a year ago, would have one person fly around the moon in SpaceX's BFR launch vehicle.
The names and identities of those two tourists - and how much they meant to pay - were never revealed.
American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to explore the lunar surface in 1969, a moment seen and heard around the world when Armstrong declared "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind". Next July will mark the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing by Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.