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MOSCOW, March 2. /TASS/.British singer Sarah Brightman will fly to the International Space Station dressed in a velvet-blue space suit with an emblem of a flag of the United Kingdom.
The details of the costume of the next space tourist were disclosed by Alexander Yarov, Director General of the Kentavr-Nauka company that has been the main designer of space outfit for Russian cosmonauts for the past 40 years. "During a short space flight Sarah Brightman intends to wear a spacious polo-style shirt, a light suit, a Kentavr space suit intended to minimize the pressure of space load during the flight and a Bracelet elastic belt," Yarov told TASS on Monday.
Russian cosmonaut Sergey Volkov - Chief pilot of the Soyuz TMA-18M spaceship, which will take Brightman into space in September, has chosen the colors for the clothes for the space crew. Volkov decided on the velvet-blue shades for the space clothes which will differ in the emblems of the space crew's national flags only, Yarov said. "It will be a flag of the United Kingdom for Brightman and a Danish state flag for astronaut of the European Space Agency Andreas Mogensen," he added.
Sarah Brightman is going to fly into space on September 1. If her space endeavor proves successfull she will be the eighth space tourist in history. The singer has already paid $52 million for her space flight. Incidentally, the British singer has announced that she is going to sing from board the ISS to the accompaniment of an orchestra performing on Earth.