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Billionaut Guy Laliberte Vows: I’ll Tickle Astronauts While They Sleep

By Doug Messier
Parabolic Arc
September 17, 2009
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The Associated Press reports a bit more on billionaut Guy Laliberte’s plans for his space tourism flight later this month:

The man who plans on being “the first clown in space” said Thursday he’s got some surprises planned for the crew of the international space station.

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte told reporters he plans to tickle the professional astronauts while they’re sleeping, and he’s also bringing red clown noses to try to lighten things up on the orbiting station.

“I’m a person with a pretty high spirit, who’s there to crack jokes and make jokes to those guys, and while they’re sleeping, you know, I’ll be tickling them,” Laliberte said.

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