This is such a cool story! Guy Lalibertém, former street performer and clown behind Cirque du Soleil is heading to the International Space Station to perform!
This is part of a global web event on Oct. 9, 2009, to promote water conservation, “with personalities ranging from Al Gore to U2 putting in guest appearances from 14 cities on Earth.”
The soon-to-be space clown is set to fly on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Laliberte booked his trip with the Russian Federal Space Agency through the U.S. firm Space Adventures and is reportedly paying about $35 million for the spaceflight.
Wow, that is so awesome. I can’t wait to watch the show!