• After Jeff Bezos, Another Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is Flying to Space-First Self-Funded Mission to ISS?

    1 month ago - By Tech Times

    After Jeff Bezos, another billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, is flying to space before his trip around the moon. Is it the first self-funded tourism mission to the Internal Space Station or ISS?
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  • Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is going to the ISS ahead of his trip around the Moon

    Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is going to the ISS ahead of his trip around the Moon

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is set to go on a test run for his future trip around the Moon. He's set to spend 12 days on the International Space Station alongside his assistant, Yozo Hirano, who will document the trip. Along with cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, the pair will travel to the ISS on a Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft operated by Russia's space agency, Roscosmos. The launch is scheduled for 2:38AM ET on December 8th. Maezawa has been training for the trip for 100 days. His stay on the ISS is another indication that civilian trips to the space station are becoming more commonplace...
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