Early last week, Japanese fashion billionaire Yusaku Maezawa announced a contest to choose eight civilians to accompany him, for free, on a weeklong trip around the moon. If all goes well, the SpaceX Starship will make its journey in 2023.
“My mom came to America from a little village in Taiwan to go to USC. She ultimately worked for the Galileo Project as an aerospace engineer. My dad taught me to look up at the stars at night, taught me the constellations.”