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The astronauts who remain on the International Space Station received typical Japanese food.

Uber Eats completed its first food delivery to the International Space Station, in outer space, expanding the global company’s footprint beyond the earth’s surface and into the thermosphere.

This was made possible by a collaboration between Uber Eats and Japanese businessman and delivery fan, Yusaku Maezawa, who personally delivered typical Japanese food to astronauts on the International Space Station, as part of their 12-day orbit.

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This delivery was made on December 11 at 09:40 in the morning, after having traveled 248 miles, 8 hours and 34 minutes since Maezawa left Earth.

“It’s a small delivery for Yusaku Maezawa; a giant delivery for Uber Eats! ”, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said. “We are beyond excited to have helped bring the first successful Uber Eats delivery to space. Our goal is to help people go where they want and get what they want, no matter where they are. That is why we are proud to be able to bring a piece of the earth to astronauts on the International Space Station. Yusaku Maezawa was definitely rated five stars on this installment, even though it took a little longer than the usual 30 minutes. “

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With dishes including horse mackerel boiled in miso, a bowl of beef in sweet sauce, slow-cooked chicken with bamboo shoots, and braised pork, Uber Eats and Yusaku Maezawa invited the astronauts to A delicious meal that was a welcome break from standard space food.

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The astronauts took a break from the standard space meal to sample typical Japanese delicacies. Image: Courtesy Uber Eats

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Uber Eats is a platform that allows you to order food from local businesses, from anywhere. The application uses technology to allow users to see the status of their order in real time, customize the delivery point and use the same account they use to move around the country.

Uber Eats works on more than 6,000 cities worldwide, with more than 780,000 restaurants.

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In Ecuador, lThe Uber Eats app is available since August 2018 in 11 cities in the country (Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca, Ibarra, Riobamba, Ambato, Manta, Machala, Santo Domingo, Portoviejo and Salinas). The app has more than 470 restaurants and allied businesses. (I)

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