2021-06-16

Japanese tycoon Yusaku Maesawa trains in Russia to prepare for space journey in December

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Chinanews, June 16th, a comprehensive report. Japanese rich man Maesawa Tomosaku said that he will be training in Russia on June 15 to prepare for a trip to the International Space Station on the Soyuz spacecraft in December .

Japanese tycoon Yusaku Maesawa trains in Russia to prepare for space journey in December

It is reported that the training works It will be divided into two stages. The first training session started on June 15th and lasted for 4 weeks. During this period, space flight participants will be familiar with the systems of the “Soyuz MS” manned spacecraft and the Russian module of the International Space Station.

The second training session started in September and will continue until the launch of the spacecraft on December 8. The Russian National Aerospace Corporation pointed out in the news that “biomedical training, comprehensive training, survival training in various climates and geographic environments, spacesuit try-on, comprehensive training exams, etc. will be carried out during this period.”

Maezawa Yusaku said that he is very grateful for this opportunity to obtain a unique experience and will go all out to train.

In addition, Tomosaku Maezawa is also the first guest of Elon Musk’s lunar travel project. The rich Japanese man will fly to the moon on a SpaceX interstellar spacecraft in 2023, realizing the first private payment for mankind. Traveling Around the Moon

According to previous reports, in December 2021, Maezawa Tomosaku and his assistant Hirano Yozo will take the “Soyuz MS-20” spacecraft to the International Space Station.

According to the contract signed with the U.S. Space Exploration Company, between 2001 and 2009, the Russian Soyuz spacecraft sent 7 space tourists to the International Space Station. Among them, the American Charles Simeone went to the International Space Station twice. .