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Space tourist back for second holiday at ISS

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Space tourist back for second holiday at ISS

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We all have our favourite holiday destinations. And, for US billionaire Charles Simonyi, the International Space Station was so good he had to see it twice.

Accompanied by American and Russian astronauts, the seasoned space tourist has returned to the ISS, two years after his last visit. A technical problem forced their Russian Soyuz capsule to dock manually. But, watched by space officials and relatives at mission control, the crew’s spirits on board the ISS were high.