Cirque du Soleil Founder to be Canada’s First Space Tourist

Cirque du Soleil designed shows are a predominant offering throughout Las Vegas.  Now,  Las Vegas Backstage Access has just learned that founder Guy Laliberte is set to become Canada’s first space tourist when he travels on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to the space station in September. GuyLaliberte

The 49-year-old Quebec billionaire will become the seventh private citizen to visit the international space station since April 2001. 

The cost of flying to the space station is estimated to be $25 million. 

One can only imagine how the unearthly experience will further stimulate development of Cirque shows in Las Vegas.

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