Sarah Brightman May Sign Onto Space Trip in October, RIA Reports

British singer Sarah Brightman may join a tourist flight to the International Space Station, RIA Novosti reported, citing an industry official it didn’t identify.

Brightman, the former wife of Phantom of the Opera composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, may sign a contract at the end of October or early November, the Russian news service said.

The space station may start accepting tourists from the Soyuz spacecraft after the Russian Federal Space Agency agrees on a new schedule for sending astronauts into space with international partners, according to RIA Novosti.

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