Head cold delays the start of Sarah Brightman’s space training

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Though she is now in Russia, Sarah Brightman has delayed the start of her astronaut training by one week due to the onset of a head cold.

Update: Russian officials now say it was a family illness, not a head cold, that forced this delay.


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