The First Opera Singer In Space

Mar 11, 2015 at 10:39 AM ET

Dennis Tito was the first space tourist, and he paid $20 million, as did Mark Shuttleworth, Gregory Olsen, and Anousheh Ansari (reportedly). Charles Simonyi paid $25 million for his first trip and $35 million for the second, Richard Garriott paid $30 million. Cirque du Soleil CEO Guy Laliberté paid $40 million for his trip to space in 2009, and Sarah Brightman will become the first singer in space for $52 million.