Uber Eats, the food delivery service, announced yesterday (Monday) that it has sent meals to the International Space Station, becoming the first delivery service in space.
According to the British newspaper, Daily Mail, Uber Eats has teamed up with Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese businessman who traveled to the International Space Station last week, to deliver packaged meals to astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
The applications were submitted on December 11th. According to the company. Dishes handed over include miso-boiled mackerel, beef cooked in sweet sauce, chicken cooked with bamboo herbs and pork.
Dara Khosrowshah said; “These simple orders that were delivered to Yusaku Maezawa are a giant achievement for Uber Eats,” Uber CEO said in a statement. He added: “We are very pleased to be able to achieve our first successful delivery of orders to space. Our goal is to help people go anywhere and get anything they need, so we are proud to serve the astronauts on the International Space Station.”
Maezawa set out, And his assistant, Yuzu Hirano, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday morning, aboard the Soyuz MS20 spacecraft. The two are expected to stay there for 12 days.
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