Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa in the International Space Station( ISS) on Decemnber 9, 2021.
Yusaku Maezawa/ Instagram/ Reuters
Yusaku Maezawa devoted some $80 million on a 12 -day trip to the International Space Station. Despite denunciation, he has enthusiastically recommended the experience since returning. On Wednesday he said the trip opened him a sense of perspective that world leaders could benefit from.
A Japanese billionaire who recently invested around $80 million on a pleasure trip to the International Space Station( ISS) asserted that he would exhort others to do the same, specially parties in charge of things on Earth.
Yusaku Maezawa, 46, returned on Monday from a 12 day-long business trip to the ISS.
“I would like as many parties as possible — and as countless parties with influence and affect — to stay cavity, ” Maezawa said at a press conference on Wednesday, per AFP .
“They will see Earth differently and treat it completely differently, ” he added. Maezawa did not seem fazed by the costs that they are able to involve.
Maezawa ahead of the launching to the International Space Station( ISS ), in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
Shamil Zhumatov/ Reuters.
He recently protected the cost of his trip to space in an interview with the Associated Press on December 13.
While the exact price tag of the outing is unknown, Maezawa had said that reports that he had invested $80 million on his trip-up were “pretty much” accurate, Insider previously reported.
Those who criticized billionaires for going into space “are perhaps those who have never been to space, ” he had said.
Yusaku Maezawa in the ISS illustrated next to an astronaut and an Uber Eats delivery
Maezawa, alongside his assistant Yozo Hirano and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, remained hectic during his 12 -day long trip to the ISS, which he documented on social media.
One of his first routines there was to hand-deliver the first-ever Uber Eats delivery to space , an succession of canned beef and stewed mackerel.
A broadcast from the disembark website of the Soyuz MS-2 0 pod behave Alexander Misurkin, Yusaku Maezawa and Yozo Hirano, at Mission Control Center in Korolyov, outside Moscow, on December 20, 2021.
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The fashion tycoon is also known for planning to give away$ 9 million to followers who retweeted one of his tweets as part of a social experimentation to see if money would rise people’s happiness.
Maezawa’s errand ceilings off a landmark time for room tourism. Ultra-rich Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos flew to the edge of cavity this year and Musk’s SpaceX unionized the first space tourists to orbit the Earth .
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