SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa

SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate MaezawaSpaceX, Elon Musk’s space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger as Japanese businessman Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo. A former drummer in a punk band, billionaire Maezawa will take a trip around the moon planned for 2023 aboard its forthcoming Big Falcon Rocket spaceship, taking the race to commercialize space travel to new heights. The first person to travel to the moon since the United States’ Apollo missions ended in 1972, Maezawa’s identity was revealed at an event on Monday evening at the company’s headquarters and rocket factory in the Los Angeles suburb of Hawthorne.


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SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa

SpaceX's first private passenger is Japanese fashion magnate MaezawaSpaceX, Elon Musk’s space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger as Japanese businessman Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo. A former drummer in a punk band, billionaire Maezawa will take a trip around the moon planned for 2023 aboard its forthcoming Big Falcon Rocket spaceship, taking the race to commercialize space travel to new heights. The first person to travel to the moon since the United States’ Apollo missions ended in 1972, Maezawa’s identity was revealed at an event on Monday evening at the company’s headquarters and rocket factory in the Los Angeles suburb of Hawthorne.


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Deadly protests land a blow to Indian resources magnate Agarwal's ambitions

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal often talks about his dream to turn his London-listed company Vedanta Resources into a global resources giant. He has already bought stakes in big mining companies, such as Anglo American Plc and says he plans to spend at least $1 billion on investments in Africa.


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Coal Magnate Seeks Second Chance in Senate Race in West Virginia

  1. Coal Magnate Seeks Second Chance in Senate Race in West Virginia  Wall Street Journal
  2. Don Blankenship Announces Third Party Bid for West Virginia Senate Seat  New York Times
  3. Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss  Washington Post
  4. Experts: Door could be open for Blankenship to pursue independent Senate run  Charleston Gazette-Mail
  5. Don Blankenship announces third-party Senate bid in West Virginia  NBCNews.com
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