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2009-06-04 14:34:58

Guy Laliberte, the 49 year-old founder of the circus performance group Cirque du Soleil, is set to become Canada's first space tourist in September.

2009-04-08 02:44:00

Simonyi Made History as the First Repeat Private Space Explorer VIENNA, Va., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Adventures, Ltd., the only company that provides human space missions to the world marketplace, today announced that its client Charles Simonyi and his crew successfully landed in the Kazakhstan steppes after a visit to the International Space Station (ISS).

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2009-03-26 09:20:00

The Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft carrying two astronauts and a space tourist lifted off from Russia’s Baikonur cosmodrome on Thursday heading for the International Space Station.

2009-03-26 07:09:00

Simonyi Makes History as He Commences His Second Space Mission VIENNA, Va., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Adventures, Ltd., the only company that provides human space missions to the world marketplace, today announced that its orbital client Charles Simonyi and his crew successfully launched aboard a Soyuz-TMA spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan en route to the International Space Station (ISS).

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2009-03-23 10:20:00

Billionaire Charles Simonyi will become the world's first two-time space tourist when he sets off for the International Space Station on Thursday.

2009-03-19 08:00:00

Simonyi Makes History as the First Repeat Private Space Explorer VIENNA, Va., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for his March 26 launch, Charles Simonyi has outlined the mission objectives he hopes to achieve during his second visit to the International Space Station (ISS). Dr.

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2009-03-06 06:50:00

Software mogul Charles Simonyi told reporters on Thursday that he pays no mind to the additional $10 million he will pay to Russia for his upcoming journey into space.

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2007-04-07 14:40:00

A Russian rocket carrying the American billionaire who helped develop Microsoft Word blasted off late Saturday from the Baikonur cosmodrome en route to the international space station.

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2007-03-22 17:45:00

Decades before helping to write the programs that led to Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, Charles Simonyi learned the basics on a clunky, Soviet-era computer called Ural-2. Next month, he'll become the world's fifth space tourist.

2006-07-04 10:17:53

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WESTMINSTER, Maryland (Reuters) - Hungary's ambassador to the U.S. has taken his passion for rock 'n' roll to a town north of Washington on Independence Day and says he hopes to play guitar with rockers in the Bush administration.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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