What could be better than getting delicious food delivered to your door?! Right? Trust us, you’re not alone, even astronauts in space love getting their food from their favorite food joints. You read it right! The astronauts, residing in the International Space Station (ISS), recently enjoyed some delicious pork and chicken dishes, thanks to UberEats. The food tech giant on December 11, 2021 made their first food delivery to space. UberEats has partnered with Japanese businessman Yusaku Maezawa to “deliver favorite canned Japanese snacks to astronauts at the International Space Station,” reads a statement released by the Food-Tech giant. out. For the non-inverters, Yusaku Maezawa is a visiting space tourist to the ISS who is also funding the SpaceX 2023 mission that will take commercial passengers to a journey around the moon.
According to an official UberEats press release, “Delivery was made on December 11 at 9:40 a.m. EST after having traveled 248 miles and 8 hours and 34 minutes since Maezawa left Earth.” The dishes delivered include boiled mackerel with miso sauce, boiled chicken with bamboo shoots, braised pork and more. According to UberEats, it’s a holiday that welcomes astronauts away from their “standard space food.”
“This delivery marks a huge leap forward for Uber as we are committed to helping people go anywhere and get anything – now, including space,” the press release said. more.
UberEats Japan also shared a glimpse from the ISS on Twitter and wrote along (in Japanese), “Uber Eats delivery service continues to grow. One after another to places that are currently not delivering.”
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The video went viral quickly and received over 264k views and hundreds of comments (in Japanese). Some people call it “awesome delivery”, while others call it “awesome” space food delivery.
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