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Crew: Ansari. First female space tourist. First Iranian astronaut. Mission to swap Soyuz lifeboats docked to station. Backup crew: Enomoto.

Ansari, an Iranian-American businesswoman, spent eight days on the International Space Station as a space tourist.

First Launch: 2006.09.18.
Last Launch: 2006.09.29.
Duration: 10.88 days.

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Associated People
  • Ansari Ansari, Anousheh nee Raissyan (1966-) Iranian-American engineer cosmonaut. Flew on ISS EP-11. First female space tourist. First Iranian in space. More...
  • Enomoto Enomoto, Daisuke 'Dice-K' (1971-) Japanese businessman cosmonaut, 2004-2006. More...

See also
Associated Programs
  • ISS Finally completed in 2010 after a torturous 25-year development and production process, the International Space Station was originally conceived as the staging post for manned exploration of the solar systrem. Instead, it was seemed to be the death knell of manned spaceflight. More...

ISS EP-11 Chronology

2006 September 29 - . 01:13 GMT - .
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