The ‘dream crew’ for the first civilian mission to the moon has been announced and it includes Indian actor Dev Joshi. Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has informed that Indian actor Dev Joshi, K-Pop star T.O.P. will be among the eight people who will join him on a flyby around the moon on a SpaceX spaceship next year.
- The rocket that has been developed by Elon Musk‘s SpaceX will make a week-long journey to the moon and back next year. Maezawa had in 2018 purchased all the eight seats aboard this rocket ship.
- Maezawa started taking application for the trip in March 2021. This will be Maezawa’s second space journey after his 12-day trip to the International Space Station on the Soyuz Russian spaceship last year.
About the eight people:
The eight people Maezawa selected for his “dearMoon project” are T.O.P., who debuted as a lead rapper for the K-Pop group Big Bang; American DJ Steve Aoki; filmmaker Brendan Hall and YouTuber Tim Dodd, also of the United States. The other four are British photographer Karim Illiya, Indian actor Dev Joshi, Czech artist Yemi AD and Irish photographer Rhiannon Adam. American Olympic snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington and Japanese dancer Miyu were chosen as backups.
Who is Dev Joshi?
Actor Dev Joshi is an Indian television actor known for portraying the role of Baal Veer in Sony Sab’s Baal Veer and Baalveer Returns. He has worked in more than 20 Gujarati movies and many advertisements.