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Saturday, May 06, 2006

Millionairess Anousheh Ansari May Go to Orbit

Anousheh Ansari, a Founding Trustee of the $10-million Ansari X-Prize and ever-growing figure in NewSpace, is the active alternate for the spring 2007 tourist seat aboard a Soyuz spacecraft bound for the International Space Station. A contract has been executed with the Russian space agency making Ansari the back-up cosmonaut for Japanese Internet millionaire Daisuke 'Dice-K' Enomoto.

A 38 year old millionairess telecom entrepreneur and Iranian-born naturalized American of Plano, Texas, Ms.Ansari would be the first female space tourist. The Ansari family owns the Prodea firm investing in the emerging United Arab Emirates spaceport and a new Russian-made "Explorer" suborbital spacecraft.

2 comments:

HAPAWS said...

YOU GO GIRL ! YOU GO !! MAY GOD SPEED AND BLESS YOU ALL THE WAY TO THE STARS !!!

Anonymous said...

WHO THE HELL CARES? I'M SURE THE PROGRAM WILL FAIL WITH EVERYONE LOOKING LIKE IDIOTS.