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Astronaut training for Yusaku Maezawa

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Passes Astronaut Test

ZOZO founder Yusaku Maezawa just passed rigorous tests to become the first Japanese civilian to travel to the International Space Station.

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