Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa returned to Earth after twelve days in space

Yusaku Maezawa exits the Soyuz module after landing in Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on December 20, 2021. ROSCOSMOS / VIA REUTERS Yusaku Maezawa is done with his time in space. The whimsical Japanese billionaire, accompanied by his assistant Yozo Hirano and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Missurkin, has landed after spending twelve days aboard the International Space Station (ISS). … Read more

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, two crewmates arrive at International Space Station

Three people just arrived at the International Space Station — and two of them are space tourists. A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, video producer Yozo Hirano and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin made contact with the orbiting lab Wednesday (Dec. 8) at 8:40 a.m. EST (1340 GMT). The trio left Earth just six … Read more