Sarah Brightman become the next Space Tourists

Who has not heard a beautiful voice, especially when she sang the very serene song, "Time To Say Goodbye" with the Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli? This time she will not be singing, but prefers a new adventure into space.

As quoted by Reuters, Sarah Brightman, 52, had purchased a ticket to fly on a Russian spaceship, Wednesday, October 10, 2012. She will fly up to an altitude of 400 km (250 miles) from the Earth toward the International Space Station (ISS) through adventure packages for 12 days travel in space.

"I am more excited about this, of all that I have done all my life," said Brightman told reporters in Moscow, Russia.

It seems that the desire to have the full support of her family, even she said that all this was beyond her wildest dreams, says Brightman.

After British tycoon Branson family who had previously registered as a passenger into space, his company, Virgin Galactic by plane SpaceShipTwo (SS2). Next year they will fly up to an altitude of 100 kilometers above sea level.

While Sarah Brightman could not hide her excitement of this journey. Of course she had to pay quite expensive to travel into space.

She did not mention how much should be paid, for a walk to get there. As released by the company organizing space travel, U.S. Adventures, the cost is above 35 million U.S. dollars. While implementing cost 50 million Russian rubles per seat for U.S. astronauts.

Brightman certainly has a mission in this trip, like its intention to promote science education for women and raise environmental awareness.

Anyone who would like this trip to follow?

(Source Reuters, Kompas /Images wikipedia, Sarah Brightman site)


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