Sarah-Brightman
February 28, 2014
Categories: ESA, GCTC, ISS, Roscosmos

British singer Sarah Brightman will fly to the ISS in autumn 2015 as a space tourist. She starts training in Russian GCTC not later than half a year before the launch of Soyuz TMA-18M.

The crew of ISS-45/46 mission Brightman is going to be a part of consists of Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov and ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen.

Some Mass media reported that Brightman will start trainings after January holidays next year. According to 45/46 mission training program Brightman’s preflight trainings will start on January 12.

In accordance with the plan Brightman’s mission onboard the ISS will last for 10 days. This space tour cost her several dozen million dollars.

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