Moon Tourist

It made big news yesterday that Elon Musk has chosen tech billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, as the first moon tourist for his company, SpaceX. Maezawa is 42 and made his fortune in e-commerce, music and online fashion. He will be taking 10 other artists with him on the journey that should take 4-5 days. The SpaceX rocket won’t actually land on the moon, it’s called a slingshot trip around the Moon and is currently on track for 2023.

Maezawa seems very excited about his adventure but I say “to each his own”. Letting tons of rocket fuel go up in flame under my keester just doesn’t seem like a good idea. And, of course, I couldn’t go that far from my library!

Shot up into space
In a really small tin can?
Leave it to others.

Would you like to visit another planet (or moon)? Extra points for haiku or rhyming!

35 thoughts on “Moon Tourist”

  1. Sandy had bad evening. The degree of her dementia struck her hard. She was up all night from it. I was up for part of it. Son and grandson fly in Friday. So I need to sleep and clean and prep the house for a five year old. Result is no guest blog from me and busy next week with Nate and Jackson.

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    1. I’m thinking Burgers from Johnny Rockets, Saturn onion rings, Cosmos to drink and then for dessert – Milky Ways, Mars Bars, and Moonpies!

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