Mir-Corp Announces Completion of First Phase of Lance Bass Program

Press Release From: MirCorp
Posted: Friday, May 31, 2002

Moscow, Russia/Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 31, 2002 - MirCorp has been entrusted with the coordination responsibilities for two candidates seeking space flight opportunities on upcoming Soyuz missions to the International Space Station.

The company is working with both Lance Bass of the music group *NSYNC and Lori Garver, who have been in Russia to complete their pre-flight medical screening.

MirCorp, the premier space exploration company, is pleased to be part of the efforts that could lead to the realization of these candidates' dream of flying in space. MirCorp continues to strive to bridge the world of entertainment with the excitement and promise of space exploration.

About MirCorp
MirCorp is the leading manned commercial space exploration company, and has worked with customers in both media and private tourism sectors. MirCorp is currently working on developing the world's first privately owned home in space. Currently named Mini Station 1, the new space station will accommodate up to three visitors for stays of up to 20 days at a time. MirCorp headquarters are in Amsterdam and it has offices in Moscow, Russia. For information, contact Gert Weyers at +31 20 520 68 40 or visit

MirCorp public relations contact:
Jeffrey M. Lenorovitz
The InfoWEST Group
Telephone (U.S.): +1 (703) 448-5669
U.S. mobile telephone: +1 (703) 615-3646
International GSM telephone (France): +33 (0)6 80-85-86-25

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