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Elon Musk is considering building commercial space gates, pictured here in the impression of an artist, drifting about 32 km from the sea from which Starship rockets can launch to the moon, Mars and even other locations around the world

Elon Musk is considering building commercial space gates that float about 20 miles (32 km) at sea from which Starship rockets can launch to the moon and Mars.

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An offshore location would be needed to ensure that routine, noise-polluting, explosions from such space ports would not disturb anyone, he tweeted.

Starship – formally called the Big Falcon, or F ****** g, Rocket (BFR) – is SpaceX & # 39; s planned long-term cargo and passenger space ship.

The shiny silver rocket can carry 100 passengers.

The 387-foot ship would be launched on top of a so-called Super Heavy rocket and could also be used to travel between two different points on Earth.

It could take a journey between the United States and the United Arab Emirates in around 90 minutes Popular mechanics.

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Elon Musk is considering building commercial space gates, pictured here in the impression of an artist, drifting about 32 km from the sea from which Starship rockets can launch to the moon, Mars and even other locations around the world

Elon Musk is considering building commercial space gates, pictured here in the impression of an artist, drifting about 32 km from the sea from which Starship rockets can launch to the moon, Mars and even other locations around the world

& # 39; Most spacecraft's spaceships will probably have to be about 20 miles / 30 km off the coast for acceptable noise levels & # 39 ;, Mr. Musk wrote on Twitter. This, he added, would in particular be the case for frequent daily flights, as would happen for point-to-point flights on Earth & # 39;

& # 39; Most spacecraft's spaceships will probably have to be about 20 miles / 30 km off the coast for acceptable noise levels & # 39 ;, Mr. Musk wrote on Twitter. This, he added, would in particular be the case for frequent daily flights, as would happen for point-to-point flights on Earth & # 39;

& # 39; Most spacecraft's spaceships will probably have to be about 20 miles / 30 km off the coast for acceptable noise levels & # 39 ;, Mr. Musk wrote on Twitter. This, he added, would in particular be the case for frequent daily flights, as would happen for point-to-point flights on Earth & # 39;

& # 39; Most spacecraft's spaceships will probably have to be about 20 miles / 30 km off the coast for acceptable noise levels & # 39 ;, Mr. Musk wrote on Twitter.

This, he added, would in particular be the case for frequent daily flights, as would happen for point-to-point flights on Earth & # 39 ;.

During an exchange on Twitter, the CEO of SpaceX commented to what extent reusable space technology had progressed over the past eight years.

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Travelers could reach space travel by boat – or perhaps an underground & # 39; hyperloop & # 39; fast vacuum-based transit system, a concept that Mr Musk has previously driven.

Stars Starship will be fully reusable with booster reflight every few hours possible and ship reflight every 8 hours. No boats needed, & Mr Musk wrote on Twitter.

In contrast, the rockets that SpaceX currently uses – called & # 39; Falcons & # 39; – only 80 percent back, he added.

This is based on the rocket streamlines – the heat-resistant nose cones needed to pass through most of the atmosphere – are restored after each launch.

Flushing is expensive – for example, the Falcon Heavy rockets each cost around $ 6 million (£ 4.7 million), according to estimates CNBC.

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SpaceX is currently repairing chicks by catching them in huge nets that are transported on large boats to the landing site of the part.

An offshore location would be needed to ensure that routine, noise-polluting, explosions from such space ports would not disturb anyone, he tweeted

An offshore location would be needed to ensure that routine, noise-polluting, explosions from such space ports would not disturb anyone, he tweeted

An offshore location would be needed to ensure that routine, noise-polluting, explosions from such space ports would not disturb anyone, he tweeted

Starship - formally called the Big Falcon, or F ****** g, Rocket (BFR) - is SpaceX & # 39; s planned long-term cargo and passenger space ship. The shiny silver rocket is designed to carry 100 passengers

Starship - formally called the Big Falcon, or F ****** g, Rocket (BFR) - is SpaceX & # 39; s planned long-term cargo and passenger space ship. The shiny silver rocket is designed to carry 100 passengers

Starship – formally called the Big Falcon, or F ****** g, Rocket (BFR) – is SpaceX & # 39; s planned long-term cargo and passenger space ship. The shiny silver rocket is designed to carry 100 passengers

The 387-foot-long Starship would be launched on top of a so-called Super Heavy rocket and could also be used to travel between two different points on Earth. The photo shows one of the floating landing platforms that SpaceX currently uses for the Falcon rockets
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The 387-foot-long Starship would be launched on top of a so-called Super Heavy rocket and could also be used to travel between two different points on Earth. The photo shows one of the floating landing platforms that SpaceX currently uses for the Falcon rockets

The 387-foot-long Starship would be launched on top of a so-called Super Heavy rocket and could also be used to travel between two different points on Earth. The photo shows one of the floating landing platforms that SpaceX currently uses for the Falcon rockets

SpaceX is currently repairing chicks by catching them in huge nets that are transported on large boats to the landing site of the part

SpaceX is currently repairing chicks by catching them in huge nets that are transported on large boats to the landing site of the part

SpaceX is currently repairing chicks by catching them in huge nets that are transported on large boats to the landing site of the part

Flushing is expensive - according to CNBC, each is estimated for the Falcon Heavy rockets, estimated to be around $ 6 million (£ 4.7 million). In the photo, SpaceX repairs a rocket tub with the help of its gigantic boat-mounted net layout

Flushing is expensive - according to CNBC, each is estimated for the Falcon Heavy rockets, estimated to be around $ 6 million (£ 4.7 million). In the photo, SpaceX repairs a rocket tub with the help of its gigantic boat-mounted net layout

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Flushing is expensive – according to CNBC, each is estimated for the Falcon Heavy rockets, estimated to be around $ 6 million (£ 4.7 million). In the photo, SpaceX repairs a rocket tub with the help of its gigantic boat-mounted net layout

However, Elon Musk is not the only billionaire who thinks about space values.

In August, Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic company unveiled the New Mexico-based spaceport from which they hope to orbit tourists.

The so-called & # 39; Gateway to Space & # 39 ;, converted from a disused aircraft hanger, contains both operational facilities and customer spaces.

According to Virgin Galactic, around 600 people have already reserved tickets to enter the space aboard the carrier plane & # 39; SpaceShipTwo & # 39 ;.

Each ticket will ultimately give the buyer $ 250,000, or around £ 195,000.

The vessel made its first successful test launch from the Mojave Desert in California in mid-December 2018.

In August, Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic company unveiled the New Mexico-based spaceport, from which they hope to kill tourists in orbit

In August, Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic company unveiled the New Mexico-based spaceport, from which they hope to kill tourists in orbit

In August, Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic company unveiled the New Mexico-based spaceport, from which they hope to kill tourists in orbit

The so-called & # 39; Gateway to Space & # 39 ;, converted from a disused aircraft hanger, contains both operational facilities and customer spaces

The so-called & # 39; Gateway to Space & # 39 ;, converted from a disused aircraft hanger, contains both operational facilities and customer spaces

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The so-called & # 39; Gateway to Space & # 39 ;, converted from a disused aircraft hanger, contains both operational facilities and customer spaces

According to Virgin Galactic, around 600 people have already reserved tickets to enter the space aboard the carrier plane & # 39; SpaceShipTwo & # 39 ;. On the photo the so-called & # 39; Gateway to Space & # 39; from where space tourists will depart

According to Virgin Galactic, around 600 people have already reserved tickets to enter the space aboard the carrier plane & # 39; SpaceShipTwo & # 39 ;. On the photo the so-called & # 39; Gateway to Space & # 39; from where space tourists will depart

According to Virgin Galactic, around 600 people have already reserved tickets to enter the space aboard the carrier plane & # 39; SpaceShipTwo & # 39 ;. On the photo the so-called & # 39; Gateway to Space & # 39; from where space tourists will depart

Stars Starship will be fully reusable with booster reflight every few hours possible and ship reflight every 8 hours. No boats needed, & Mr Musk wrote on Twitter. Pictured, the Starship MK1 can be seen here at a SpaceX facility in Boca Chica, Texas

Stars Starship will be fully reusable with booster reflight every few hours possible and ship reflight every 8 hours. No boats needed, & Mr Musk wrote on Twitter. Pictured, the Starship MK1 can be seen here at a SpaceX facility in Boca Chica, Texas

Stars Starship will be fully reusable with booster reflight every few hours possible and ship reflight every 8 hours. No boats needed, & Mr Musk wrote on Twitter. Pictured, the Starship MK1 can be seen here at a SpaceX facility in Boca Chica, Texas

During an exchange on Twitter, the CEO of SpaceX commented on future space travel on how reusable space technology had progressed over the past eight years. Depicted the current SpaceX Starship facility in Florida
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During an exchange on Twitter, the CEO of SpaceX commented on future space travel on how reusable space technology had progressed over the past eight years. Depicted the current SpaceX Starship facility in Florida

During an exchange on Twitter, the CEO of SpaceX commented on future space travel on how reusable space technology had progressed over the past eight years. Depicted the current SpaceX Starship facility in Florida

WHAT IS ELON MUSK & # 39; S & # 39; BFR & # 39 ;?

The BFR (Big F *** ing Rocket), now known as Starship, will complete all missions and is smaller than the one that Musk announced in 2016.

The SpaceX CEO said the rocket would make its first voyage to the red planet in 2022 and only transport cargo, followed by a manned mission in 2024, claiming that other SpaceX products & # 39; cannibalized & # 39; would be to pay for it.

The rocket would be partially reusable and could fly directly from Earth to Mars.

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Once built, Musk believes the rocket could be used for traveling on Earth – saying that passengers could get anywhere within an hour.

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