First Clown in Space

Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte is paying $35 million to catch a ride to the International Space Station on a Russian spacecraft later this month. Laliberte calls himself “the first clown in space.”
Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte told reporters he plans to tickle the professional astronauts while they're sleeping, and he's also bringing red clown noses to try to lighten things up on the orbiting station.

"I'm a person with a pretty high spirit, who's there to crack jokes and make jokes to those guys, and while they're sleeping, you know, I'll be tickling them," Laliberte said.

Laliberte will also use his trip to raise awareness of world drinking water issues. Link -via Dave Barry's Blog

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I'm putting money down on him being fired out of the air lock after 10 days... well, make that 15, astronauts are well trained to cope in stressful situations.
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Yo Shannon, I'm nowhere near as rich as him and on my vacation, I fly halfway around the world on my own dime, and donate to schools in Africa. It's not about what you want to do with your money, it's about how you can use it to help others grow.
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