Muslims in space

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Pekelo, Sep 18, 2006.

  1. Pekelo


    "A Russian Soyuz spacecraft blasted off today carrying a woman set to notch up three space records: the first female tourist, first female Muslim, and first Iranian in orbit.

    Anousheh Ansari (40), an Iranian-American telecommunications entrepreneur...."

    As a slightly related news: This morning there is smoke coming from the Russian-part of the International Space Station. Those damn smoking Russians, didn't they see the sign:"No smoking while the vehicle is in orbit!" ??? :)

    P.S.: I couldn't find how much she paid for the trip...
  2. $20 mil.
  3. Pekelo


    She is hot, and worths 180 mill. A self-made multimillionare, starting a telecommunication business with her husband by maxing out their CCs. Cool!! :cool:
  4. :eek: :eek: