Another space tourist, but at least this one has a legitimate altitude. He took off for the ISS and has a plan to spend a bit of time doing some odd challenges that came from Internet submitters. These include getting a haircut in zero-gravity conditions, playing air table tennis, and searching for signs of alien life. He brings along a cameraman and assistant for what is clearly a crazy stunt, but his 12 day journey makes for what I think is one of the best “get away from it all vacations” available.

Japanese retail mogul Yusaku Maezawa is headed for the International Space Station after his Soyuz spacecraft took off Wednesday from a launch center in Kazakhstan.

Found at www.msn.com