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Canadian Circus Billionaire Hosts Space Show

Canadian space tourist and circus billionaire Guy Laliberte mixes star power, science lectures, music and poetry with water hosting a show from the International Space Station. People from around the world tuned in via TV

PTI [ Updated: October 10, 2009 2:51 IST ]
canadian circus billionaire hosts space show
canadian circus billionaire hosts space show

Canadian space tourist and circus billionaire Guy Laliberte mixes star power, science lectures, music and poetry with water hosting a show from the International Space Station.

People from around the world tuned in via TV and the Internet on Friday the Cirque du Soleil founder, brought his crusade to preserve the world's water resources down to Earth from his host's chair on the International Space Station.

Former U.S. vice president Al Gore, U2 and Shakira were among the parade of entertainers and activists that participated back on Earth with acts performed in 14 cities on five continents.

The show was aimed at raising awareness for Laliberte's One Drop Foundation, which seeks to draw attention to the growing shortage of clean water.

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