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'Maybe we'll both be on it': Elon Musk said he'd consider flying around the moon in a giant SpaceX ship with a Japanese billionaire and a crew of artists

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Elon Musk , founder of the rocket company SpaceX , announced on Monday that Yusaku Maezawa is slated to become the first private passenger on a voyage to the moon.
Maezawa , a Japanese billionaire and art collector, purchased all the seats on SpaceX's first lunar mission - an investment that's helping fund the development of a giant new launch system called Big Falcon Rocket.
Up to eight artists may join Maezawa on the roughly week-long " dearMoon" mission.
However, Maezawa has also invited Musk himself to go. Musk hasn't said no, but "maybe."
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The first tourist to fly around the moon on SpaceX's new rocket ship bought all the seats for artists - and Elon Musk said it restored his faith in humanity

The first tourist to fly around the moon on SpaceX's new rocket ship bought all the seats for artists - and Elon Musk said it restored his faith in humanity

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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On Monday, Elon Musk announced the first passenger for SpaceX's first tourist flight around the moon: Japanese billionaire and art collector Yusaku Maezawa.
Maezawa bought all the seats on the flight - which will use SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket launch system - in order to invite artists to accompany him on the journey.
He wants these artists, who will come from a variety of fields but haven't been selected yet, to create art that will inspire humanity after the trip.
Maezawa is calling the project dearMoon.
For inspiration, humanity has always looked up.
We've gazed at the...
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Tesla Now Facing Criminal Probe Over Elon Musk's Take-Private Tweets: Report

Tesla Now Facing Criminal Probe Over Elon Musk's Take-Private Tweets: Report

1 month ago   |   By Jalopnik

Tesla is facing a criminal investigation by the U.S. Justice Department over CEO Elon Musk's haphazard tweets about his desire to take the company private, according to a report from Bloomberg.
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Tesla plunges after report says US has launched a criminal probe over Elon Musk's statements

Tesla plunges after report says US has launched a criminal probe over Elon Musk's statements

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Tesla is now facing a criminal inquiry over CEO Elon Musk's go-private tweets, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday.
Shares of the electric-car company sharply fell as much as 6% following the report.
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Shares of Tesla fell as much as 6% Tuesday after Bloomberg News reported that the company was under investigation by the US Department of Justice over CEO Elon Musk's public statements, citing two sources familiar with the matter.
The criminal probe comes one month after federal prosecutors also opened a fraud investigation relating to...
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Tesla is reportedly facing a US criminal probe over Elon Musk's statements about taking the company private

Tesla is reportedly facing a US criminal probe over Elon Musk's statements about taking the company private

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Tesla is facing a criminal probe from the US attorney's office in the Northern District of California over CEO Elon Musk's statements about taking Tesla private, Bloomberg reports.
Tesla and the US attorney's office in the Northern District of California did not immediately respond to requests for comment. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Why Americans want this tiny Japanese sports car See Also: Elon Musk said Tesla is almost finished testing a feature that owners have wanted for months Audi just unveiled an electric SUV that will rival Tesla...
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Elon Musk said Tesla is almost finished testing a feature that owners have wanted for months

Elon Musk said Tesla is almost finished testing a feature that owners have wanted for months

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Monday via Twitter that the company is in the final stages of testing a dashboard camera for its vehicles.
After a Tesla owner asked when the feature would arrive, Musk said it would be included in the next version of Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot system, which he has suggested will begin rolling out this month.
Musk later clarified that the dashcam will debut in a beta version and receive improvements via software updates.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Monday via Twitter that the company is in the final stages of testing a dashboard...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

An 'intoxicated' JetBlue passenger was pepper-sprayed and arrested after...

An 'intoxicated' JetBlue passenger was pepper-sprayed and arrested after allegedly attacking crew and wrestling with a police officer while trying to board a plane with his 8-year-old son

Brian Pascus/Business Insider via WFTV.com via Orange County Jail A Utah man was pepper-sprayed and arrested at Orlando International Airport on Sunday before boarding a... Read more ...

Wow Air will fly on new route - UK to Vancouver from June 2019

Wow Air will fly on new route - UK to Vancouver from June 2019

Wow Air to fly on a new route that connects UK with Vancouver, Canada, in Summer 2019. It will be the first Icelandic airline to offer low-cost, long-haul flight on this route. Read more ...

Wow Air will fly on New Route - UK to Vancouver from June 2019

Wow Air will fly on New Route - UK to Vancouver from June 2019

Wow Air to fly on a new route that connects UK with Vancouver, Canada, in Summer 2019. It will be the first Icelandic airline to offer low-cost, long-haul flight on this... Read more ...

Western Australia launches new global tourism campaign in 9 international...

Western Australia launches new global tourism campaign in 9 international markets

Promoting driving holidays in Western Australia, a new global tourism campaign was recently launched in Perth. Showcasing WA as the ‘Road Trip State', the campaign will be... Read more ...

Delta expands global flight network to Ontario International Airport

Delta expands global flight network to Ontario International Airport

Beginning in April, Delta will expand its global network of flights, award-winning products and unmatched operational reliability to customers at Ontario International Airport... Read more ...

Watching Abrasive Flow Cleaning of an Engine Is So Mesmerizing

Watching Abrasive Flow Cleaning of an Engine Is So Mesmerizing

Some of you hardcore machining enthusiasts have probably known about abrasive flow, also known as extrude honing,for a while now. I just discovered it, and I can't stop... Read more ...

Nordstrom Rack Is Here For Your Holiday Travel With Its Latest Tumi Sale

Nordstrom Rack Is Here For Your Holiday Travel With Its Latest Tumi Sale

Headed home for the holidays? Nordstrom Rack feels you - and that big bag of gifts you're planning to haul with you. Prep for your trek and impress your extended family when... Read more ...

Researchers Have Discovered the World's Oldest Intact Shipwreck in the Black Sea

Researchers Have Discovered the World's Oldest Intact Shipwreck in the Black Sea

Archaeologists searching the depths of the Black Sea discovered an intact shipwreck at the bottom that's been there for at least 2,400 years. They believe it to be the world's... Read more ...

SalamAir increases number of flights on Dhaka-Muscat route

SalamAir increases number of flights on Dhaka-Muscat route

In a bid to cope with the increasing market demand on budget travel from Bangladesh to the Middle East, SalamAir has increased the number of flights from four weekly flights to... Read more ...

Subaru Almost Jumped on the Retro Bandwagon Back in the Late '90s But Didn't 

Subaru Almost Jumped on the Retro Bandwagon Back in the Late '90s But Didn't 

If you like somewhat cartoonish, retro-inspired designs for your cars, then the late 1990s was a wonderful time to be alive. While hindsight hasn't always been kind to this... Read more ...