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The Japanese billionaire will be the first to go to the moon in Space X: "My dream of a lifetime"

The Japanese billionaire will be the first to go to the moon in Space X: "My dream of a lifetime"

The Japanese millionaire businessman Yusaku Maeszawa, The 42-year-old was presented Monday afternoon as the first traveler of the Moon on the SpaceX rocket that is likely to be launched in 2023 and plans to invite several artists.

In an event organized by SpaceX and its founder Elon MuskIn the afternoon of September 17 in the rocket factory in Hawthorne, the company announced that it had "signed with the first private passenger of the world to fly around the moon" and gave the word to Maeszawa.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk (iz) shakes hands with Yusaka Maezawa, the Japanese billionaire chosen by the company to fly around the moon, on September 17, 2018 in Hawthorne, California. (Mario Tama / Getty Images)

"Since I was a child, I have loved the moon"Said the Japanese, director of the largest online fashion center in his country."This is my lifelong dream".

HAWTHORNE, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Yusaka Maezawa, the Japanese billionaire chosen by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to fly around the moon, hears a question at the SpaceX headquarters on September 17, 2018 in Hawthorne, California. (Mario Tama / Getty Images)

At the same time, he announced that he plans to take people on his journey, the costs of which have not been disclosed.