While Musk has admitted he knows the plan sounds "crazy", he hasn't shed more light on the subject, only noting that a balloon would drop the stage's ballistic coefficient - the ability to overcome air resistance during flight - and preserve its shape while travelling at different speeds.
The aerospace engineering company is looking for new ways to make their rocket components reusable in order to bring down the cost of its missions.
These include the use of fins, engine burns, and landing legs. Musk said that the BFR spaceship will be launched in two parts and will carry 100 people and 150 tons of cargo into space. You can watch that launch live on Space.com at 6:30 p.m. EDT (2230 GMT) today.
The TESS mission has opportunities to launch through April 26 (except April 22) before NASA's Launch Services Program, based at Kennedy Space Center, would shift its focus to a planned May 5 launch of the InSight Mars lander from California on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.
When speaking at a space conference about a refurbished SpaceX rocket, SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwellsaid that "it was substantially less than half" the cost of building a new rocket booster. Yet they can not equal a landing using a giant party balloon, according to Musk. "Need to retarget closer to shore & position catcher ship like Mr. Steven". In March 2017, SpaceXsuccessfully relaunched a used rocket into space and then landed the expensive equipment back on Earth.
Tesla 'removed' from fatal vehicle crash probe
Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware bought a new position in shares of Tesla in the third quarter worth about $106,000. Recall, Musk initially claimed that the company would be manufacturing 20,000 Model 3 units per month by December of 2017.
West Ham United 1-1 Stoke City
Andy Carroll canceled out Peter Crouch's strike as West Ham United and Stoke City drew 1-1 in the Premier League on Monday evening.
Syria attack 'very soon or not so soon at all!'
Speaking to reporters at the White House later in the day, Trump said a decision had not yet been made on a course of action. Asked about the risks of US military retaliation, Mattis cited two concerns, starting with avoiding civilian casualties.
Ford set to take Mustang racing next year
Ford will fully unveil the new Mustang after testing is completed and the design has been approved by NASCAR later this year. "There's been a lot of speculation and calls for Mustang to be on the track", said Ford Australia boss Graeme Whickman .
United Nations report puts Myanmar military on blacklist
Hundreds of Rohingya were reportedly killed in the recent violence, and many houses and villages burned to the ground. NVCs are part of the government's ongoing effort to register Rohingya that falls short of offering them citizenship.
Over 100 feared dead after military plane crash in Algeria
In 2003, another Algerian C-130 transport crashed when its engine caught fire near the Boufarik air base, killing 10 people . In a tragic incident, an Algerian military transport plane crashed near Baufarik Airport on Wednesday killing 257 onboard.
New Zealand strike double gold in rugby sevens
Etene Nanai-Seturo opened the scoring for New Zealand after two minutes and Vilimoni Koroi's conversion gave them a 7-0 lead. In front of a packed stadium, Kelly Brazier broke two exhausted tackles and ran 75-metres to score the golden point victor .