Mod to SpaceX tech tree construct: Falcon nine 2nd degree shall be upgraded to be like a mini-BFR Ship
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 7, 2018
Musk did not elaborate on how the corporate will improve its Falcon nine, however he did say that the mini-BFR send may not make a propulsive touchdown again right here on Earth. He additionally stated that SpaceX is aiming to ship the miniature send to orbit by means of June 2019, although that may be nonetheless be driven again. In addition, Musk published that the corporate is development a BFR dev send so as to carry out supersonic and touchdown checks in Boca Chica, Texas, the place SpaceX will habits maximum if now not all of its BFR trying out.