U.S. businessman Dennis Tito will fly to the International Space Station in May 2001 and not in April as initially planned. The mission will last about 10 days. Talgat Musabayev has been appointed the expedition commander. He has been two previous space missions, Itar-Tass announces. Youri Baturin, former Russian presidential advisor has been appointed flight engineer. He has visited the Mir space station. Tito will be the third crew member.
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