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SpaceX's Big Fucking Rocket – The Full Story — Wait But Why

SpaceX's Big Fucking Rocket – The Full Story — Wait But Why

By View All Posts Tim Urban

So I reached out and asked if I could learn about the big fucking rocket ahead of time and write a post about it. The Big Fucking Rocket is fucking big. Now, to be clear—what I’ve been calling the Big Fucking Rocket this whole time is actually two things: a Big Fucking Spaceship sitting on top of a Big Fucking Booster. The Big Fucking SpaceshipSo then there’s the spacecraft—which SpaceX calls the Interplanetary Spaceship, and which I’m going to keep calling the Big Fucking Spaceship because it’s more fun. The BFS is the big cool-looking thing on top of the BFB (in case you’re getting Big Fucking Confused—the Big Fucking Spaceship (BFS) on top of the Big Fucking Booster (BFB) together make what I’ve been calling the Big Fucking Rocket (BFR)).