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    Japanese Billionaire Claims First Seat on SpaceX Moon Trip

    Yusaku Maezawa, the 42-year-old founder of Japan’s largest online clothing retailer, will be the first paying passenger to venture around the moon on Elon Musk’s Big Falcon Rocket — a journey only two dozen astronauts made during the Apollo era. Maezawa said he’d invite as many as eight artists, as well as Musk himself, to create an art project titled Dear Moon. Musk reported that Maezawa will provide “a material percentage” of the $5 billion development cost for the passenger rocket, which is due to take off in 2023.

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