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Fifth Space Tourist To Blast Off In April

February 21, 2007 -- Russia's space agency has confirmed that the world's next space tourist will blast off on his journey to the International Space Station on April 7.

Hungarian-born U.S. billionaire Charles Simonyi will become only the fifth space tourist in the world when he is launched on board a Soyuz spacecraft.

He will be accompanied by two Russian cosmonauts on the 10-day trip to the International Space Station.