In a tweet sent out before tonight's big reveal, Musk emphasized that the "top SpaceX priority" is to launch national security missions and to get the company's Falcon 9 rockets and Crew Dragon capsules ready to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
Announced previous year, the BFR ship will sit 118 metres long - previously announced as 106 metres (347 feet) long - and Musk has said the ship will contain up to 40 cabins which will have enough space for 100 people.
The Moon is about 385,000 km away from Earth and the last time an astronaut travelled there was in 1972 as part of the Apollo 17 mission.
"This has done a lot to restore my faith in humanity - that somebody's willing to do this", Musk said.
During Monday night's announcement, Musk said the whole goal of SpaceX is to "help advance rocket technology to the point where we could potentially become a multi-planet species", and to "extend life beyond Earth and do so as quickly as we can".
No guidance has been given on when the moon flight could happen.
Mr Maezawa will not land on the moon. The amount that Maezawa paid for the trip was not disclosed.
The space agency is planning its own lunar flyby with a crew around 2023.
Musk laid out his first design for the mammoth two-stage BFR in 2016 at the International Astronautical Congress in Mexico, and refined it for the 2017 IAC meeting in Australia. Maezawa also attended the maiden launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket.
Shares in Tesla have had a turbulent time after the entrepreneur said in a tweet last month that he wanted to take the carmaker private. The rescuer sued Musk on Monday in U.S. District Court in California for defamation.
Roberto Firmino a doubt for PSG clash with eye abrasion
Mohamed Salah has said that he believes Liverpool are capable of winning both the Premier League and Champions League this season. His four Premier League goals this term mean the 26-year-old has now scored 17 times in 30 games across all competitions.
The aircraft was shot down by an anti-aircraft system the Russians sold to the Syrians several years ago, the official said. RIA Novosti news agency, citing a security source, said that Syrian anti-defense systems had countered a rocket attack.
While the FX drama was critically beloved, it hadn't picked up as much traction with the Academy voters through the years. It was clearly planned on Weiss' part, but it threw everyone else, including his new fiancee, for a loop.
Alongside the aforementioned two , the console will also come packed with Ridge Racer Type 4 , Wild Arms , and Jumping Flash . As well as featuring numerous original games players will have two controllers based on the original pre-DualShock model.
Mr Maezawa said it had been his lifelong dream to go into space and that just thinking about the journey got his heart racing. Who will fly with the mystery passenger is among the many questions that Musk is likely to address during the announcement.
Angela Stevenson, a mother of two, bought Berry Obsession strawberries from Woolworths in Gladstone on September 11, ABC reported. Police said an employee bought a punnet of strawberries at Coles and found a silver rod inside.
In a statement on Monday, Kavanaugh called the allegation by Ford, who is a college professor, "completely false". Sunny Hostin said Ford should be heard because her allegations are "very credible" and "extremely important".
A 26-year old man was tragically killed by what experts believe is the first fatal shark attack in MA in more than 80 years. He was pulled from the water and taken to hospital by firefighters but succumbed to his injuries, the police said .
Jimmy Butler Requests Trade From Minnesota Timberwolves
Brooklyn Nets , Los Angeles Clippers and New York Knicks are supposedly Butler's preferential destinations if he leaves Minnesota. Now - with Jimmy Butler reportedly preferring a trade to the Clippers - Wojnarowski appears to be coming around on the Clippers.
What is going on with Antonio Brown and the Steelers?
If I missed you on something, or if you're getting open and I didn't see it, let's just talk and communicate. "He's a competitor. Tomlin said that situation is different because it was one player going after another as opposed to Brown's latest episodes.
Kavanaugh Is Already Reshaping the Supreme Court
GOP leaders threw out those plans and agreed to reconvene next week to hear from Kavanaugh, who denies the allegations, and Ford. Ford said she decided it was her "civic responsibility" to come forward , and now a new hearing will take place.
Lionel Messi Scores His Eighth Champions League Hat-Trick
Messi scored his second goal only two minutes later when Ivan Rakitic's pass was netted home for Barcelona's third goal. Philippe Coutinho was impressive here and, after a hard debut campaign, Dembele is finding his rhythm, and his place.
Watch as Storm Makes Landfall in North Carolina
Many people with limited means like the disabled Howells will struggle to escape Florence, or build back when its damage is done. It's moving westward across the eastern Caribbean, where it's expected to bring up to 5 inches of rain across Puerto Rico.