HAWTHORNE — Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is slated to affix Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and 22 different people who’ve visited the moon.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk introduced Monday that Maezawa can be the world’s first personal passenger to fly across the moon aboard the corporate’s Massive Falcon Rocket.
Musk has additionally touted the Saturn 5 Class reusable rocket as a central a part of his plan for people to ultimately journey to Mars.
If the voyage involves cross, will probably be the primary time any people have been to the moon since Gene Cernan, Ronald Evans and Harrison Schmitt flew to the moon on Apollo 17 in December 1972.
This isn’t the primary time Musk has promised to take individuals to the moon. In February 2017, the corporate introduced that two individuals had positioned a “vital deposit” for a visit.
“Just like the Apollo astronauts earlier than them, these people will journey into area carrying the hopes and desires of all humankind, pushed by the common human spirit of exploration,” SpaceX stated in an announcement on the time.
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