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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

9 monthes 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

9 monthes 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

9 monthes 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

9 monthes 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

9 monthes 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

9 monthes 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

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My HomeExchange Story: Swap Canada Camping with Brooklyn, NY

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