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Nigerian shortlisted for moon trip on SpaceX rocket project

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A Nigerian inventive artist, Yemi Akinyemi-Dele, has made the record of the primary 20 shortlisted candidates for a visit across the moon.

NAN stories that the Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, had introduced on March 2 that he would select eight members of the general public to hitch him on the journey.

Maezawa’s mission, tagged “Expensive Moon,” is scheduled to fly on SpaceX’s Starship rocket in 2023.

The expensive moon challenge is a mission organised by Elon Musk’s SpaceX and funded by the billionaire and founding father of E-Store in Zozo city with a passionate love for inventive artists.

The house mission challenge, which was open for inventive artwork contributors, attracted over a million functions throughout 249 international locations around the globe out of which solely 20 had been shortlisted and Yemi made the record to the ultimate.

The 20 shortlisted names would additional be scrutinised with solely eight chosen for the mission to the moon.

With this improvement, Akinyemi-Dele, whose father hails from Lagos State and his mom from the Czech Republic, would wish the help and prayers of all Nigerians for him to be among the many eight that will be chosen for the Starship rocket mission with Maezawa in 2023.

The SpaceX Moon Mission is the primary within the sequence and it’s anticipated that if Akinyemi-Dele is chosen, he’ll create historical past by representing Nigeria and Czech Republic on the mission challenge. (NAN)

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