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Elon Musk unveils first tourist for SpaceX 'Moon loop' www.bbc.com

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2¬†months, 3¬†weeks ago in Science & Technology

Elon Musk's company SpaceX has unveiled the first private passenger it plans to fly around the Moon.

Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa, 42, announced: "I choose to go to the Moon."

He is expected to lift off on the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), a launch system that was unveiled by Mr Musk in 2016.