A Billionaire Wants 8 People to Go with Him on a "Fun Trip" Around the Moon


I'm so jaded that as soon as I saw this, all I could think of was it sounds like this guy wants to hunt me for sport. IN SPACE.

There's a guy named Yusaku Maezawa in Japan, and he's a multi-billionaire. Back in 2018, he bought the rights to SpaceX's first passenger trip to the moon. The amount he paid is confidential, but it's estimated to be around $250 million.

Well . . . that flight has been scheduled for 2023. And now, Yusaku is looking for eight random people to join him.

Quote, "It will take three days to get to the moon, loop behind it, and three days to get back. I will pay for the entire journey . . . I hope that together we can make it a fun trip."

He says he's looking for two main things in the people he chooses: People who want to "push the envelope" to make a better society, and people who are willing to support others.

If you're interested, you can apply on his website DearMoon.earth by the 14th, which is a week from Sunday. 

(MarketWatch)

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