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SpaceX is launching the secret ZUMA project today. We know it is not a spy satellite. I think the secret is right beneath our noses. Forbes Article below from Oct 2015. First Private Moon Mission Set For Blast-off In 2017 Brid-Aine Parnell , Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Tweet This The magnitude of this achievement cannot be overstated, representing an unprecedented and monumental commitment for a privately-funded organization The first private mission to the Moon plans to launch in just two years, as Israeli non-profit SpaceIL aims to win Google’s Lunar XPRIZE of $30m. SpaceIL has become the first of the competition hopefuls to actually book a place on a launch to get its uncrewed rover on its way to a private soft landing on the Moon. At a press conference in Jerusalem, the non-profit organisation said it had signed up with Spaceflight Industries, which recently bought a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to facilitate the ridesharing launche