Updated 8:08 am PDT, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 FILE - In this May 16, 2013, file photo, Attica Correctional Facility inmate Valentino Dixon talks about his golf art he creates in prison in Attica, N.Y. Dixon, who has become known for his art while serving a sentence of 38 years to life for a murder he says he didn't commit, appears in Erie County Court on … [Read more...] about Judge OK’s NY inmate-artist’s release from murder sentence
So, who do you think Yusaku Maezawa should take with him on his five-day round trip to the moon when he travels there aboard SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) in 2023? SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Monday named the wealthy Japanese entrepreneur as its very first paying passenger for the planned fly-by of the faraway rock. Maezawa, who made his fortune in online fashion retail, … [Read more...] about Japanese billionaire faces tricky task of choosing 8 artists for his moon trip
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 … [Read more...] about 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
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 … [Read more...] about ‘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
Yesterday, Elon Musk announced that SpaceX would send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the Moon. Maezawa then announced that he would not be going alone. The founder of the Japanese online retailer Zozo, Maezawa is also a famed art collector who once paid $110 million for a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat. “I choose to go to the Moon with artists,” he said. … [Read more...] about Which artists should SpaceX send to the Moon?