NASA to Rebroadcast Global Event from the Space Station

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WASHINGTON -- NASA Television will rebroadcast the Oct. 9 global event
International Space Station resident Guy Laliberte designed to raise
awareness about the need for clean water. Laliberte, who founded
Cirque du Soleil, hosts the event from aboard the station.

"Moving Stars and Earth for Water," will take place in 14 cities
across five continents between 9 and 11 p.m. EDT, and will be
streamed live on the Web site of Laliberte's ONE DROP foundation at:


NASA Television will re-air the entire broadcast beginning Saturday,
Oct. 10, at 1 p.m. with encore broadcasts Oct. 11 and 12. For NASA TV
streaming video, schedule and downlink information, visit:


NASA signed a memorandum of understanding with Cirque du Soleil
regarding the event, which will include video from aboard the space
station and also discussion about water recycling aboard the station
and about NASA technologies affecting everyday life. Event
participants include former Vice President Al Gore, Canadian Space
Agency astronaut Julie Payette, actress Salma Hayek and singers
Shakira and Bono.

Laliberte flew to the station for a nine-day stay under an agreement
between the Russian Federal Space Agency and Space Adventures, Ltd.
He and two station crewmates, Mike Barrat and Gennady Padalka, will
return to Earth on Sunday, Oct. 11.

For more information about the space station, visit:


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