Will Russia Fly Two Tourists at Once to ISS?

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It looks as if sopranonaut Sarah Brightman might have another millionaut sitting beside her on her upcoming Soyuz spaceflight:

The Russian Federal Space Agency has not yet decided whether it will allow a second space tourist to visit the International Space Station (ISS) in 2015, Roscosmos manned space flight program director Alexei Krasnov told journalists on Thursday.

“The mission commander must be a professional. There can be no compromise on that. The other two candidates are still being discussed. We have time to adopt a decision,” he said….

“The third crewmember could be a representative of the European Space Agency or an unprofessional astronaut,” he said.

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