SINGAPORE (Sept 24): In a country known for conformity, Yusaku Maezawa has always sought to stand out. He skipped college in Japan, moved to California in the US to play in a rock band and started his own e-commerce company. After making it big, the 42-year-old started dropping hundreds of millions of dollars on artwork. Now the billionaire founder of Start Today Co is set to become the first paying passenger to the moon on a SpaceX rocket scheduled to blast off in 2023. It is the latest headline-grabbing project by Maezawa, whose Twitter handle is @yousuck2020.

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