You are currently viewing Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Wants You To Come To Space With Him

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Wants You To Come To Space With Him

  • Post author:
  • Post category:Uncategorized
  • Post comments:0 Comments

Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, has invited the public to apply for a spot on SpaceX’s Starship in his private Dear Moon Project mission around the Moon. The billionaire is this time reaching out to a “wider, more diverse audience” after announcing two years ago that he’d only ride with a select group of artists.


The trip is currently slated for 2023, however, that could change.

“I want people from all kinds of backgrounds to join. It will be 10 to 12 people in all, but I will be inviting 8 people to come along on the ride,” Maezawa said in a video posted when the contest’s application went live.

Maezawa founded Japan’s largest online fashion retailer and is worth about $2 billion. In 2018, he was revealed as Starship’s first signed passenger during an event with CEO Elon Musk at SpaceX’s California headquarters.

Also read:
– NASA Scientists Reveal Early Images From The Perseverance Landing On Mars
– Samsung To Provide Monthly Updates For Soon To Come Galaxy A52 5G
– SpaceX Set To Launch 60 Starlink Satellites This Week

Maezawa had also announced his Dear Moon Project at the event. The project had aimed to bring“six to eight artists from around the world” to join him for the mission in 2023.


These artists will be asked to create something after they return to Earth, and these masterpieces will inspire the dreamer within all of us,” Maezawa said at the time.


However, in the new video, Maezawa said that plan “has since evolved”. He now says that “maybe every single person is doing something creative could be called an artist”.


Those who would likely get on the ride would be; those who “can push its envelope to help other people and greater society in some way” and are “willing to support other crew members who share similar aspirations.”


Finally, Maezawa say the cost implications are on him. “I will pay for the entire journey. I have bought all the seats, so it will be a private ride”.


You can apply for a spot on SpaceX’s Starship with Maezawa via this link.



For your daily dose of tech, lifestyle, and trending content, make sure to follow Plat4om on Twitter @Plat4omLive; on Instagram @Plat4om, on LinkedIn at Plat4om, and on Facebook at Plat4om. You can also email us at and join our channel on Telegram at Plat4om. Finally, don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel HERE.

Leave a Reply