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Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Send Yusaku Maezawa to the Moon

2 monthes ago   |   By Wired

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is the mystery customer who will go on a lunar flyby aboard SpaceX's BFR rocket, along with a half-dozen artists he plans to invite.
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SpaceX is flying a Japanese billionaire to the moon in 2023

SpaceX is flying a Japanese billionaire to the moon in 2023

2 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Last week, SpaceX announced it had signed up its first passenger for a trip to the moon. It's now revealed who that is: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa. 42-year-old Maezawa is the founder of Zozotown, Japan's largest clothing marketplace that has operations in more than 72 countries and did $76 billion in sales last fiscal year. He's the nation's 18th richest person, with an estimated net worth of $2.7 billion. Oh, and he also spends millions of dollars collecting valuable works of art, and is keen to inspire artists with this monumental spaceflight - so he's offering free seats to...
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SpaceX reveals mystery moon passenger, and he's a billionaire - CNET

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Elon Musk's SpaceX welcomes Japanese entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa and an entourage of artists as its first BFR spaceship moon tourists.
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SpaceX to send Japanese billionaire on moon trip, but he won't be going alone

SpaceX to send Japanese billionaire on moon trip, but he won't be going alone

2 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has named Japanese billionaire entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa as the first paying passenger for the company's ambitious 2023 moon mission aboard the Big Falcon Rocket.
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Japan fashion guru Maezawa lands first SpaceX moon flight

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

SpaceX, Elon Musk's space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger on a voyage around the moon as Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo.
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SpaceX Will Fly a Japanese Billionaire Around the Moon in 2023

2 monthes ago   |   By Space

A Japanese billionaire and a coterie of artists will become the first private citizens ever to fly beyond low-Earth orbit just five years from now, if all goes according to plan.
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DearMoon: SpaceX's 1st Passenger Flight Around the Moon Will Be an Epic Art Project

2 monthes ago   |   By Space

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa announced Sept. 17 that he chooses to go to the moon in 2023 - and bring 6-8 artists along for the ride.
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First SpaceX moon passenger Yusaku Maezawa: Everything you need to know - CNET

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

SpaceX is sending Yusaka Maezawa to the moon. So who exactly is he?
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SpaceX reveals mystery moon passenger, and he's a billionaire - CNET

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Elon Musk's SpaceX signs Japanese entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa and an entourage of artists as its first BFR spaceship moon tourists.
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Meet Yusaku Maezawa, the first private passenger to take SpaceX's BFR around the moon

2 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Japanese billionaire and entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa will be the first private citizen to take a flight around the moon in SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket, a 240,000-mile journey slated for as early as 2023.
In an emotional and jubilant speech during a SpaceX event Monday at the company's headquarters in near Los Angeles, Maezawa exclaimed “I choose to go to the moon!”
Maezawa will be the first passenger to travel to the moon since the 1972 Apollo mission conducted by the United States.
“This is my life long dream,” he said. “Ever since I was a kid I loved the moon, just staring at the moon it...
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SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire and guests to the Moon

SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire and guests to the Moon

2 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

On September 13, SpaceX revealed that it had signed a private passenger to fly around the moon on its Big Falcon Rocket, though it wouldn't reveal who that passenger was until September 17. The company kicked off its announcement this evening, taking the wraps off its customer: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa. The Big Falcon Rocket is the most powerful rocket...
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SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

SpaceX, Elon Musk's space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger as Japanese businessman Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo.
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Elon Musk just revealed who will fly to the moon on SpaceX's new rocket ship

Elon Musk just revealed who will fly to the moon on SpaceX's new rocket ship

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Elon Musk and his rocket company, SpaceX , plan to launch a private passenger named Yusaku Maezawa around the moon.
Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese entrepreneur and art collector. If all goes according to plan, Maezawa will take a lunar voyage on the Big Falcon Rocket , or BFR: a launch system that SpaceX is developing to colonize Mars.
Maezawa purchased all seats on the spaceship, and plans to select six to eight artists from a variety of disciplines to take the lunar journey with him in 2023.
The mission won't land on the surface of the moon but will ferry Maezawa and his artist crewmates...
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SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the Moon

SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the Moon

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

This evening, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed that Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire and founder of Japan's largest online clothing retailer site Zozotown, will be the first private customer to ride around the Moon on the company's future massive rocket, the Big Falcon Rocket. He plans to fly on the trip as early as 2023, and he wants to turn the entire ride into an art project called dearMoon. A website for the mission went live after the announcement.
“Finally, I can tell you that I choose to go to the Moon!” Maezawa said at a SpaceX event, announcing his trip.
Maezawa, who is 42...
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Elon Musk reveals updated design for future SpaceX Mars rocket

Elon Musk reveals updated design for future SpaceX Mars rocket

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

This evening, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave an update on the design of SpaceX's future massive rocket, the Big Falcon Rocket , during an event announcing the first passenger who will fly on the vehicle.
The rocket's capability has changed. Musk claims that once the rocket is complete, it will be able to take up to 100 tons of payload all the way to Mars. That's if the rocket gets refueled in orbit by some kind of tanker spacecraft. He also showed off a simulation of how the vehicle will land on the surface of Mars. “I can't wait,” Musk said at the even. “I'm super fired up about this. This is...
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SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa around the Moon

SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa around the Moon

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

This evening, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed that Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire and founder of a Japan's largest online clothing retailer site Zozotown, will be the first private customer to ride around the Moon on the company's future massive rocket, the Big Falcon Rocket .
Maezawa, who is 42, reportedly has a real time net worth of $2.9 billion, according to Forbes. He is also an avid art collector, and spent $110.5 million on a 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat called “Untitled” last year.
“Finally, I can tell you that I choose to go to the Moon!” Maezawa said at a SpaceX...
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Elon Musk's SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the moon

Elon Musk's SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the moon

2 monthes ago   |   By Telegraph


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