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Singer Sarah Brightman to become space tourist

10 October 2012 Last updated at 19:19 BST

British singer Sarah Brightman is to travel as a space tourist to the International Space Station.

The classical recording artist, once married to Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, will be part of a three-person crew flying to the ISS.

Once there, she says she intends to become the first professional musician to sing from space.

Daniel Sandford reports from Moscow.