Baal Veer fame Dev Joshi is one of the eight people who will board the flight which will go around the moon on a spaceship. Led by Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, the travel around the moon’s orbit on the spacecraft Starship has been developed by Elon Musk-owned SpaceX. The crew of eight people will travel around the moon for six days before returning to Earth.
“Here’s the Surprise!!! Proud to be part of such a Wonderful Team of #dearMoonproject #dearMoon. I can’t express my Happiness when I am sharing this wonderful news with you, but I can say that this is going to be huge!!!! Dear Moon is what we have been working hard for the past 18 months and finally, I am sharing this with you all.” wrote Dev Joshi on Instagram, sharing a picture with other passengers.
“Life gives you an opportunity, you just need to work hard and stay focused to concentrate on the things, which matter in your life… I am proud to represent my country in the field of Space and Art together! We all are artists and we are going to the Moon… Thank you so much for all of your love and support.” He added
Besides the Indian actor, the project has American YouTuber Tim Dodd, Czech choreographer Yemi A.D, K-pop star T.O.P, Irish photographer Rhiannon Adam, American Filmmaker Brendan Hall, and British photographer Karim Iliya. Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa announced the list on the website of the dearMoon project.
This is the "Dream Team" of #dearMoon 🌜@yousuckMZ @steveaoki #ChoiSeungHyun @Erdayastronaut @YemiAlchemist @blackbirdsfly @Miyudance_ #KarimIlaya #BrendanHall #KaitlynFarrington @devjoshi10
We all are artists and we are going to the Moon!🚀@dearmoonproject @elonmusk @SpaceX pic.twitter.com/g6zx0Gqy2I
— Dev Joshi (@devjoshi10) December 9, 2022
“I’m very excited to have amazing people travel to the moon with me. I’m expecting what inspiring creation they will create in space,” said Maezawa, while talking about the project.
“As a Korean artist, I want the dearMoon project to inspire the world, give people hope and make anyone with a dream that anything is possible,” said K-pop artist T.O.P.