The ride will take place aboard a Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), which may not be ready for human flight for five years at least, Musk said. Once the artists return to the Earth, they will compose a work inspired by their experience.
Now, the billionaire plans to use his trip around the moon to inspire new "masterpieces", created by the artists he chooses to accompany him. He is best known elsewhere for paying a record $110 million past year for a 1982 painting by the late Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Between six and eight artists will join the expedition called Dear Moon, which is now planned for 2023.
"He puts his money where his mouth is", Musk said, describing the amount as "non-trivial".
The event is schedule for 9pm ET, and SpaceX usually does a great job with its live streams so we can expect plenty of commentary and context both before and after the formal announcement.
"I choose to go to the moon", Maezawa told the cheering crowd after he was introduced by SpaceX founder Elon Musk.
On Monday, Mr Musk unveiled new artist impressions of the BFR and the spaceship which will carry passengers around the Moon. The moon's orbit is, on average, 238,855 miles (384,400 km) away.
Astronauts last visited the moon during Nasa's Apollo programme.
NASA is planning its own lunar flyby with a crew around 2023. The outpost would serve as a stepping-off point for the lunar surface, Mars and points beyond.
The week-long Moon mission is scheduled for 2023, with tests kicking off within the "two to three years", the newspaper reports.
SpaceX has finally revealed who it's sending to the moon on its Big Falcon Rocket.
"SpaceX has a habit of announcing these grand plans and always pushing forward, even if they haven't quite finished the previous project", he said.
But so far this year, his space firm has also kept up a schedule outpaced only by the Chinese government, making 15 launches with its Falcon 9 rocket.
The first space tourist was Dennis Tito, an American businessman who in 2001 paid some $20 million to fly on a Russian spaceship to the International Space Station.
Musk and SpaceX engineers built a small submarine and shipped it to Thailand to help with the rescue. Short hops in the BFS are expected to start in late 2019, and Musk wants BFR to head to Mars by 2022.
In fact, it has occurred only four times in the 20th century and seven times in the 19th, though some nominations - George W. Republican Senator Susan Collins, considered a key potential swing vote, tweeted that both should testify under oath.
When Chen did not appear on Monday's episode, speculation increased about her exit. 'When she'll depart the show is unclear. It is said to have been the first time Chen has used her married name on the show shes been hosting for almost two decades.
Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger , who turned herself in to the Kaufman County Jail Sunday, remains on administrative leave. He described Jean's death as an avoidable tragedy and said the group wants to know why Guyger has not been fired.
The agency expects the US will continue to top Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia for the rest of this year and through 2019. WTI crude was trading around $69.0 per barrel and Brent crude was hovering around $78.0 per barrel on Friday.
Atlantic Beach, located on the state's Outer Banks barrier islands, had received 76cm of rain, the US Geological Survey said. The storm originally made landfall at Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on Friday morning as a category one hurricane.
After being caught in an explosion, Carol's DNA becomes fused with that of Marv-Vell, and she becomes a superhero named Ms. The villains? Ronan ( Lee Pace ) and the Skrulls, extraterrestrial shape-shifters, first seen in Guardians of the Galaxy .
" Chrissy Teigen is attractive but does she have to be included in everything just because she's married to John Legend? ". The 32-year-old supermodel and TV personality dazzled on the red carpet in a silver Zuhair Murad gown.
Anne Murphy, co-principal investigator of the trial and director of the Berman Center for Outcomes and Clinical Research. Significant bleeding - a known risk of regular aspirin use - was also measured.
However, U.S. corporations are still cautious about taking steps into a business that remains illegal under U.S. federal law. If the deal comes through, it would mark a significant foray into the cannabis sector for the beverage company.
Some parts could see highs of 26C (78.8F), which is 7C to 8C above average for the time of year, the Met Office said. A yellow weather warning has been put in place between 6pm Monday evening through until 8am the following morning.
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Bank of Baroda sinks on merger with smaller rivals
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Mrs Maisel, Game of Thrones win big at Emmy
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