SpaceX announces passenger for moon trip

Spacex CEO Elon Musk revealed the name of the first paying tourist to travel around the moon. ABC News' David Kerley reports.
1:29 | 09/18/18

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While taking a trip to the moon officially isn't just for astronauts anymore SpaceX founder Elon Musk has revealed the name of the first paying tourist to travel around our nearest snapped a satellite. Here's ABC's David currently. I'm David Curley and you are in SpaceX is factory here in. Hawthorne California you can see when the old dragon capsules hear that they've recovered. They hang it in the lobby as you come into the factory and just a big announcement from SpaceX about the first. Private citizen who has purchased the ride around the move. His name is just Suk was our week he's a Japanese on different tour he has a clothing line he is a billionaire. It'll be I think he. Have not done. The starving them feel in my imagination. If only CN. Uphold these students pay as you might be. And not only does he wanna go he wants to take six to eight artist with him on this trip around the moon and have them create part. He is an art curator as well. They're not saying how much he's paying for this trip it's supposed to happen in 2043 on what is called the VFR the big Falcon Rocket it's not even built yet. And Elon Musk says he's not a 100% sure he can actually get it off the ground and get it to do what it's supposed to do. But must says it's gonna cost five billion dollars. To get this big Falcon Rocket. In this space. I'm David Curley and offering California. Pretty awesome if he eventually does get there.

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