In December, The Wall Street Journal said SpaceX was set to raise another $500 million.
The successful launch marks a record-breaking accomplishment for the Elon Musk company.
Lockheed Martin was among one of the companies chosen to compete for the contract.
From building cars to traveling to space to artificial intelligence this billionaire truly does it all.
Maezawa will be first person to travel to the moon since 1972.
He or she will be the first human to fly around the moon since 1972.
The eccentric billionaire hopes his latest invention can become more mainstream after Thai rescue offer.
The Tesla and Amazon CEOs are each pursuing private space technology ventures.
The $200,000 Roadster is scheduled to begin production in 2020.