NASA to Rebroadcast Guy Laliberte’s Poetic Social Mission

Guy Laliberte (first row, far right) aboard the International Space Station.
Guy Laliberte (first row, far right) aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Television will rebroadcast the Oct. 9 global event International Space Station resident Guy Laliberte designed to raise awareness about the need for clean water. Laliberte, who founded Cirque du Soleil, hosts the event from aboard the station.

The re-broadcasts of “Moving Stars and Earth for Water” will occurr on Oct. 11 and 12. The schedule is:

Sunday, October 11 – 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. EDT
Monday, October 12 – 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. EDT

For NASA TV streaming video, schedule and downlink information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

NASA signed a memorandum of understanding with Cirque du Soleil regarding the event, which included video from aboard the space station and also discussion about water recycling aboard the station and about NASA technologies affecting everyday life. Event participants included former Vice President Al Gore, Canadian Space Agency astronaut Julie Payette, actress Salma Hayek and singers Shakira and Bono.

Laliberte flew to the station for a nine-day stay under an agreement between the Russian Federal Space Agency and Space Adventures, Ltd. He and two station crewmates, Mike Barratt and Gennady Padalka, will return to Earth on Sunday, Oct. 11.