Elon Musk’s SpaceX named YUSAku Maezawa as its first private passenger to travel around moon.
Elon Musk said “he’s a very brave person to do this.”
Japanese billionaire and the founder as well as chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo, Yusaku Maezawa set to be the first-ever paying private passenger to fly around the Moon.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX named Yusaku Maezawa as its first private passenger to travel around moon.
In response to this, Elon Musk said “he’s a very brave person to do this.”
A $2.9-billion net worth Maezawa is also an art collector and spent $110.5 million on a 1982 Basquiat painting last year.
He is planning to make his moon trip in 2023.
As of May 2017, Maezawa is estimated by Forbes to have a net worth of $3.6 billion and is the 14th richest person in Japan.