42-year-old Japanese billionaire to fly to the Moon

Yusaku Maezawa talking with one hand up.
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Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon, Yusaku Maezawa, will be the first man to fly on a monster SpaceX rocket around the Moon as early as 2023.

He plans to take six to eight artists with him.

The 42-year-old will be the first lunar traveller since the last US Apollo mission in 1972.

He paid an unspecified amount of money for the privilege.