British classical recording artist Sarah Brightman says she will travel as a space tourist to the International Space Station. After completing a tour in 2013, Brightman will take on 6 months of preparation at the Star City cosmonaut training center in Moscow. She says she intends to become the 1st professional musician to sing from space.
Brightman began her career with the dance troupe Hot Gossip. She went on to star in stage productions of ‘Cats’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera,’ both penned by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Brightman married Webber in 1984. The pair divorced in 1990.