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Will Elon Musk Send the First Woman to the Moon?

To make a triumphant return to the moon with two dudes on board would be, well, less triumphant.
Source: Joe Skipper / Reuters

Somewhere on this planet, two people are getting ready for the biggest trip of their lives: a weeklong, scenic loop around the moon.

On Monday, Elon Musk announced that his company SpaceX would send two space tourists on the journey next year, but said little about who they were. They’re not astronauts, they asked SpaceX to take them, they’re paying a lot of money for it, and “it’s

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