First Repeat Space Tourist Arrives at ISS

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 28, 2009 12:43 PM CDT
The International Space Station.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – A Russian spacecraft carrying a cosmonaut, an astronaut, and the first two-time space tourist has docked with the International Space Station, the CBC reports. The Soyuz capsule will soon offload the two crew members and US billionaire Charles Simonyi. Simonyi will return to Earth in the same capsule on April 7 with two crew members leaving the station. The visit will cost the software executive $35 million.