"The first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard BFR (Big Falcon Rocket) is fashion innovator and globally recognized art curator Yusaku Maezawa", SpaceX tweeted on Monday.
The first space tourist was Dennis Tito, an American businessman who in 2001 paid some $20 million to fly on a Russian spaceship to the International Space Station.
According to Forbes, Maezawa is the 18th richest man in Japan with a fortune of $2.9 billion.
Musk called Maezawa a "very courageous person" to take the flight to the moon.
The Japanese billionaire is also known as a contemporary art collector and curator with a large collection at his Contemporary Art Foundation in Tokyo, which features works of various renowned painters like Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
At Tuesday's announcement, the 42-year-old specified he would like to invite artists from around the world to join his mission to the Moon, adding that "they will be asked to create something after they return to Earth".
So he's inviting up to eight other people - including artists, designers and architects to join him, in what would be a historic moment.
Elton Brand named Sixers GM as search ends with in-house hire
He retired for good from his playing career in 2016 after playing 17 games with the 76ers in his second go-around with the team. Prior to becoming the Sixers' newest general manager, Elton Brand was the team's vice president of basketball operations.
The big reveal on who it is - and when the flight to the moon will be - will be announced Monday at the company's headquarters in Hawthorne, California. "I don't know", Musk said. It will travel along a "free return trajectory" which will set the rocket on a course back to Earth after it has circled around the moon. "As far as me going, I'm not sure".
That said, the tech tycoon, echoed by Musk, said he could board the BFR as early as 2023.
Astronauts last visited the moon during NASA's Apollo programme in the 1960's. The moon trip would last four to five days, he said.
Andrew King, an employee at an area building, said he saw a man with a handgun going inside another building. She provided no additional information. "You just wonder, 'Do you hide or do you run?'" she said.
He allegedly told the youngster "I will come to your house tonight and f*** you up", ABC 7 reporter Stacey Sager tweeted. "Mr. Michael Aliperti was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening to shoot a preteen boy who beat him in an Xbox video game.
Google's Emergency Location Service (ELS) is already in 14 countries worldwide but comes to the USA starting today. Since then, the feature has expanded to 14 countries, with one more country joining the ranks: the United States.
In what many are calling the "group of death", last year's finalists are already looking good to make it to the knockout rounds. While Liverpool found a late victor , questions have already been asked about the play of PSG star Neymar .
For comparison's sake, remember that Lenovo's 8-inch Smart Display costs $199, while JBL's Link View goes for $249. This has an added benefit of Google Assistant showing the search result rather than just saying it out loud.
And I hesitated to ask, but I had to ask her - I remember it just seemed like the words took forever to come out of my mouth. But I said to her, ' Demi , I'm here. "I didn't know what to say", Dianna recounted.
Quinnipiac surveyed 807 likely voters in Texas by phone from September 11-17, with a margin of error of 4.1 percentage points. Among the likely voters polled, 93 percent said they had made their mind up over who they'll be voting for.
Maroon 5 have been steadily and cranking out hits since 2002, so they'll have no shortage of material to perform. Along with "Moves Like Jagger", they have also penned "Love Somebody", "Sugar", "Payphone" and "Animals".
Rowling was among those critical of the piece, saying Mr Knight had reduced Ms Williams to a "racist and sexist trope". I don't believe it's a good idea to apply a standard of, "If men can get away with it, women should be able to, too".
New EU terms still mean unacceptable Irish sea border - DUP
The 27 will discuss that over lunch on Thursday and summit chair Donald Tusk will then brief May in Salzburg on those discussions. On Monday, Mrs May had framed the decision facing the country as a choice between her Chequers deal or no deal.