Elon Musk gets set for a big rocket chat with fans

BFR launch

Artwork shows SpaceX’s BFR launch vehicle blasting off from a floating pad. (SpaceX via YouTube)

Two weeks after SpaceX founder Elon Musk updated his vision for a monster rocket designed to take settlers to the moon and Mars, he’s due to take questions from his fans this weekend during a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session.

The precise coordinates for the chat depend on Musk’s schedule, but the Reddit’s SpaceX forum is sure to have the definitive word when it comes.

In the meantime, SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell provided further details on Oct. 11 at a forum presented by the Stanford Student Space Initiative, with venture capital guru (and SpaceX board member) Steve Jurvetson hosting a Q&A.

SpaceX’s BFR (“Big Falcon Rocket”) was Topic A.

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