First Japanese Private Space Tourists Return To Earth Safely

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Onboard the ISS in the front row are Yusaku Maezawa, cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and Yozo Hirano.
Credit: NASA
Russia’s Soyuz MS-20 departed the International Space Station (ISS) for a parachute-assisted descent into remote Kazakhstan on Dec. 20, marking the end of a 12-day private spaceflight by Japan’s Yusaku Maezawa and Yozo Hirano in the company of veteran cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin. Their spacecraft...

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