Japanese billionaire is looking for eight people to join him for a Moon voyage on SpaceX rocket

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Yusaku Maezawa announcing his plan to fly on SpaceX’s Starship rocket in September 2018

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa invited the public on Tuesday to apply for a spot on SpaceX’s Starship in his private mission around the moon in 2023. Eight people will be selected from around the world, he said.

Get your FREE TICKET to the MOON!!
8 crew members wanted. Sign up today! #dearMoon https://t.co/P0vEZ6k8Xg

— Yusaku Maezawa (MZ) (@yousuckMZ) March 2, 2021

“I want people from all kinds of backgrounds to join,” Maezawa said in a video. “It will be 10 to 12 people in all, but I will be inviting 8 people to come along on the ride.”

Maezawa, the founder of Japan’s largest online fashion retailer, is worth about $2 billion. He was revealed as Starship’s first signed passenger back in 2018 during an event with Elon Musk…

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