Space tourists from Japan Yusaku Maezawa & nbsp; and Yozo Hirano will continue to study Russian with cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin during their flight to the International Space Station (ISS). This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the words of the Russian.
He noted that his communication with the Japanese took place in English, as it is international on the ISS.
“ Our colleagues , friends began to learn Russian, and I, quite a bit, – Japanese. I think we will continue our joint lessons in flight and after the flight, '' said Misurkin.
Recall that Japanese space tourists Yusaku Maezawa and Yozo Hirano, together with & nbsp; cosmonaut Alexander Mizurkin, will go into orbit on the Soyuz- 2.1а '' with the Soyuz MS-20 spacecraft. Earlier, this decision was approved by the state commission during a meeting at the Baikonur cosmodrome. The Japanese will be the first tourists in 12 years to fly to the ISS on the Soyuz spacecraft.
Earlier it was reported that Yusaku Maezawa intends to return to Baikonur some time after the flight and plant a tree in the astronauts alley.