Biographies of International Astronauts

Laliberté

Guy

Canada

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.09.1959
Birthplace:  Québec
Marital status:  
Children:  five
Selection date:  04.06.2009
Selection group:  Space Tourist 8
Position:  Spaceflight Participant (UKP)
Status:  Ret. 11.10.2009

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TMA-16 / Soyuz TMA-14  Spaceflight Participant  30.09. - 11.10.2009 10d 21h 17m 
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Total  10d 21h 17m 
         

Additional information

founder and chief executive officer of Cirque du Soleil. Starting out as an accordion player, stiltwalker and fire-eater; Laliberté created his circus which is a synthesis of all circus styles around the world. In 2006, this 95% share holder of the 1.2 billion dollar Cirque Du Soleil was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

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