Japanese Space Tourist To Contribute Medical Data

Japanese space tourist Yozo Hirano
Japanese space tourist Yozo Hirano
Credit: Shamil Zhumatov/Getty Images
HOUSTON—Japanese space tourist Yozo Hirano will be the latest to participate in growing efforts to gather health data on nonprofessional astronauts. Hirano’s Dec. 8 launch will add to the burgeoning roster of men and women launching into space without the health prerequisites and training required...

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