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.

More from this category:
September 26, 2019

The spacecraft “Soyuz MS-15” at 22:42 (Moscow time) on September 25, 2019, in normal mode docked to the “Zvezda” service module of the Russian segment…

full story
July 23, 2014

Soyuz-U with Progress M-24M was rolled out to the launchpad of Baikonur spaceport, the launch is scheduled for 01.44, Moscow time, July 24, – Roscosmos…

full story
June 5, 2013

Soyuz-2.1B booster is to be launched from Plesetsk cosmodrome on June 7, 2013 instead of June 8, 2013 planned before. Aerospace Defense Forces official representative…

full story
August 15, 2014

RSC Energia specialists arranged for  Soyuz TMA-15M crew commander Anton Shkaplerov practical trainings on  Russian ISS segment onboard software update, on operating earth’s surface shots…

full story
August 24, 2019

According to RIA news agency today, on August 24, the “Soyuz MS-14” spacecraft with the “Fedor” robot on board could not dock with the ISS…

full story
October 21, 2014

ISS-41/42 mission commander Maksim Surayev and flight engineer Alexander Samokutyayev will perform the spacewalk on October 22, 2014 in accordance with the ISS flight schedule….

full story
May 21, 2013

Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star city continues the series of experiments exploring cosmonauts’ ability to perform operator’s activities after long-duration space flight. On the…

full story
September 11, 2013

The launch of “Nauka” multifunctional laboratory module to the ISS planned for late 2013 will be shifted to the first half of 2014, – Vladimir…

full story