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Elon Musk is building a spaceship that's so ambitious, some experts call it 'science fiction.' Here's what SpaceX and its engineers are up against

8 days ago   |   By Tech

Elon Musk plans to blast a tourist around the moon in a ship made by his rocket company, SpaceX .
The private lunar mission is meant to demonstrate a new two-part launch system called Big Falcon Rocket , which is designed to eventually bring humans to Mars .
Engineers are said to be building a prototype of the BFR's spaceship primarily out of carbon-fiber composites.
Exactly how SpaceX is building that spaceship isn't publicly known, but industry experts have some guesses.
Aerospace engineers, astronauts, and Musk himself have said the first missions to Mars are likely to be perilous.
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