Friday, April 06, 2007

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Space 'nerd' readies for lift-off

 Some people have weird hobbies...

Billionaire Charles Simonyi, who led development of Microsoft's Word, will lift off from Kazakhstan [tomorrow] at 1731 GMT.

The $20m ride will make him the 450th person to enter orbit and by his own admission "the first nerd in space".

Charles SimonyiSource: BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Space 'nerd' readies for lift-off

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