- Safi Bello
Musk Names Japanese Billionaire for Around-the-Moon Space Trip
Bloomberg News --------- Elon Musk just revealed the identity of the precious cargo hitching a ride around the moon with his rocket company: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa. Maezawa will fly on Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s BFR rocket on a trip around the moon, Musk announced Monday, without saying when. SpaceX expects Maezawa, 42, to be the first private passenger to make the journey that only 24 astronauts have been on during the Apollo era that ended 46 years ago. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.