The next space tourist could go to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017, a source in the space industry.
"Negotiations with a foreign participant of space flight on the possibility of his short expedition to the ISS," - a spokesman said.
The company Space Adventures, which provides flight services to the ISS, did not comment on this information Tass. The press service of the state corporation "Roscosmos" said they did not have such data.
A source in the industry did not specify the personal data of the new tourist, because he has not yet signed a contract with Roscosmos and started pre-flight training at the Cosmonaut Training Center.
According to the source, a tourist flight could take place in September next year. He will at the station for about ten days. In addition, according to the source, it could be the first tourist to make a spacewalk. According to him, this service will cost tourists about the same amount as the actual flight to the ISS.
Earlier it was reported that British singer Sarah Brightman for a flight into space in 2015 had to pay about $ 50 million, but she refused due to "family reasons."
According to the source, the new tourist expressed his desire to make a manned flight around the moon, and even led similar negotiations with the company Space Adventures. As told to the agency, the alleged tourist held within a few weeks ago, a visit to Russia, visited enterprises and organizations of the rocket and space industry involved in the preparation for manned flight.
Today in space seven space tourists have visited (one of them twice). All of them made orbital flights to the Russian "Soyuz".