from the to-the-disappointment-of-10-year-old-girls-in-space dept.
thepooleboy writes "Looks like N'Sync member Lance Bass is NOT going to be shot into space! Yahoo News reports that Rosaviakosmos has not begun talks with Bass or MirCorp. "[Bass' flight] is just an advertising stunt, I can promise you," Spokesman Sergei Gorbunov said. "This is better advertising than he could ever pay for." Good! I'm glad that no cheezy teen pop videos will be staged on the ISS. At least not in the near future..."
"A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple
system that worked."
-- John Gall, _Systemantics_