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#techtuesday: SpaceX's first moon passenger, the 3D body scanner you can use at home and more

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Elon Musk announces Yusaku Maezawa as the first ever commercial astronaut for SpaceX

Elon Musk announced last night at an event held at the LA headquarters of SpaceX, that Yusaku Maezawa, founder of the online Japanese clothing company Zozo, will be the first person to officially book a commercial trip around the moon.

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The ex punk rock drummer is the 18th richest person in Japan with a fortune of $3bn, (according to Forbes magazine). Maezawa, 42, will take his trip round the moon in SpaceX's Big Falcon

 

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