Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa arrives at the International Space Station on Dec. 8, 2021 after launching on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, where he’ll spend nearly two weeks visiting as a private space tourist.
Maezawa launched on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft along with production assistant Yozo Hirano and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin. The Japanese entrepreneur booked the spaceflight through U.S. company Space Adventures, which has previously sent seven tourists to the space station on Russian vehicles.
“I am excited to share every aspect of my journey with everyone on Earth,”…