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Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says the earth is 100 times more beautiful than his photos

via:凤凰网科技     time:2022/1/7 16:02:24     readed:54

Ifengnet science and technology news Beijing time on January 7, Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa completed a 12-day space trip last month and returned safely to Earth. He held a news conference in Tokyo on Friday to discuss the flight. He said,Being rocketed into space wasn't nearly as scary as riding a roller coaster, and the journey made him even more enamored of Earth.

Mr. Maezawa, 46, is a Japanese fashion tycoon and art collector. In December, he became the first space tourist to visit the International Space Station in more than a decade. He also plans a more ambitious trip around the moon in 2023, aboard a SpaceX starship station.

More obsessed with earth

"When you go into space, you become obsessed with earth," Maezawa told reporters on Friday. "You should be grateful for the wind, the smell, the seasons."


Maezawa held a press conference

Mr. Maezawa is one of Japan's more flamboyant public figures. He delighted his social media followers from space, demonstrating how to make tea in zero gravity while aboard the International Space Station and discussing his lack of new underwear. He said Friday that he had never been afraid in orbit.

"I enjoy the rocket launch experience," he said."I felt like a Shinkansen (bullet) train leaving the station, very smooth. I only realised it was a rocket launch when I looked out of the window."

日本富豪前泽友作的太空感悟:地球比照片上美丽100倍 (图)

It's 100 times more beautiful than the picture

In 2019, Maezawa sold his online fashion company, Zozo, to SoftBank. In 2023, he will become SpaceX's first private passenger on a trip to the moon. He is currently sifting through "one million" applications to select eight artists to join him on his journey around the moon.

Maezawa's name,The earth he saw from space was "100 times more beautiful than in the photos."

日本富豪前泽友作的太空感悟:地球比照片上美丽100倍 (图)

日本富豪前泽友作的太空感悟:地球比照片上美丽100倍 (图)

日本富豪前泽友作的太空感悟:地球比照片上美丽100倍 (图)

日本富豪前泽友作的太空感悟:地球比照片上美丽100倍 (图)

But staring at earth from space gave him other ideas."You start thinking about world leaders meeting in space," he said. "Of course, I'm not personally powerful enough to do that. But if it could, the world might become a better place to live." (Author/Xiao Yu)

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