The Japanese billionaire and his producer went into space as the first space tourists to the ISS.
Tycoon Yusaku Maezawa and producer Yozo Hirano went to the station.
They are planning to film their mission. They took off Wednesday aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. together with Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin.
“I would like to see the Earth from Space. I would like to experience the opportunity to experience weightlessness. I am curious how the Cosmos will change me, how I will change after this space flight, ”said Maezawa.
Space travelers plan to return to Earth in 12 days. The cost of their flight was not disclosed.
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