Between six and eight artists will join the expedition called Dear Moon, which is now planned for 2023. Watch the full announcement in the video player below.
Smiling widely, Maezawa said: "Finally, I can tell you that I choose to go to the Moon".
During the SpaceX reveal event, Maezawa explained that his desire is to bring a bunch of artists with him on his trip around the Moon. The goal of the mission, which Maezawa calls #dearMoon, is to help spur the creation of great art that will inspire the whole of humanity, he said last night at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, during a news conference with SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk.
The mission is slated to use the company's Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), which is a spacecraft that has not been fully realized yet.
The Falcon Heavy's maiden flight eventually slipped to February of this year and the Dragon crew capsule, currently under development to carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station, is now scheduled for its first unpiloted test flight date this year.
SpaceX announced it had reached an agreement to launch the tourist into space last Friday via Twitter. "This is no walk in the park", Musk cautioned.
Experts believe that rocket is several years away from launching.
SpaceX said previous year that it planned to send two private citizens around the moon in a Dragon crew capsule to be launched by a Falcon Heavy rocket.
The company is still developing the BFR rocket, which will be the successor to SpaceX's oft-used Falcon 9 rocket and its upgraded version, the Falcon Heavy.
SpaceX/YouTube Musk released the proposed trajectory of the first lunar SpaceX flight with a paying customer, which could take place as early as 2023.
SpaceX has launched more than 60 missions to deliver cargo or satellites into orbit over the past eight years - all of them without humans on board.
He says it's been his lifelong dream to go into space.
Mr Musk has said he wants the rocket to be ready for an unpiloted trip to Mars in 2022, with a crewed flight in 2024.
Virgin Galactic, founded by British tycoon Richard Branson, and billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's rocket company Blue Origin, are working on trips to the edge of space that could offer tourists a chance at weightlessness for 10 minutes or so.
Antonio Torres, one of the organizers of the vigil, said fewer people would've died if the USA government had a better response. Officials said the priority is to help people still living under tarps, as well as those in low- and middle-income housing.
Health department staff will need to review prior vaccination information on the child in order to make such a determination. Public health experts say now is a good time for people to consider getting vaccinated for the upcoming flu season.
Sanker said was "for verifying about 10 per cent of the details revealed by the bishop during the interrogation". The officer said that an immediate decision could be taken once the questioning is completed.
However, his tally of two goals from six matches in all competitions compares to three from half-a-dozen this time past year . That's how it is, but it is completely normal that everybody expects that. "We don't expect that.
Now, in London for a few days, she is said to be planning a move to the capital from the USA to be close to her daughter. As she mingled with her guests outside a marquee, a visibly proud Harry was dutifully by her side.
Fonda shared she had work done on her eyes and jawline to feel more comfortable in her own skin as she aged in front of cameras. Fonda said "the problem is that empathy is anathema to the social paradigm we live in called patriarchy", according to THR.
Even the 2018 Toyota Camry, a sedan that matched the Model 3's ideal scores in every test, had a 9.9% rollover resistance. In late September, the EV maker got more good news - this time, from federal safety regulators.
On Wednesday, a wind gust of 91mph was recorded in Co Down, the strongest in September in Northern Ireland since records began. A wave of weather warnings remain in force for high winds and heavy rain as an Atlantic blast continues to lash the country.
There is still no agreement on some issues, including how to avoid new checks on the Northern Ireland-Republic of Ireland border. It has been true for some time that France and Germany are the strongest voices for a firm stance toward Britain.
Medical marijuana is federally legal in Canada, and the country will allow recreational sale and use beginning next month. Catherine Jacobson, Tilray's director of clinical research, who is based in California.
To deny its legitimacy, or frustrate its result, threatens public trust our democracy. He also lashed out at the "liars" of Brexit - insisting Britain would lose out.
Taiwan police arrest Texas 3D gun man accused of sex with minor
It is expected to deport him to the U.S.to face those charges, which carry a potential 2 to 20 years in prison and $10,000 fine. The girl told investigators that Wilson paid her $500 after they had sex and then dropped her off at a Whataburger restaurant.
Amazon Introduces a new companion DVR
There are no monthly fees, but only one Fire TV Recast can be registered per Amazon account. Amazon said you can pre-order it now and it will launch later this year.
Dagga cases will still head to court
Earlier today, South Africa's Constitutional court gave its ruling that effectively ends prohibition. However, the judgment did not spell out the amount that can be used by an adult in private use.
NatWest apologises to customers locked out of bank accounts
Millions across the United Kingdom and Ireland were said to be affected as the issued also affected Nat West and RBS customers. "We are aware that customers are now experiencing issues logging into their online and mobile banking accounts".
Woods seizes share of early lead at Tour Championship
Houses along the side streets outside East Lake, and even one funeral home, offered parking and their yards were packed. Woods is still chasing that elusive first tournament win of the year, and it won't come easy.
Beyoncé accused of witchcraft by ex-drummer
According to the lawsuit, Beyoncé has allegedly been using her magic to run surveillance and control Thompson's finances. The drummer also alleged that Beyonce is responsible for tapping her phones and also murdering her kitten.