When you think Cirque du Soleil, you probably think teams of sequin-suited acrobats doing improbable things in time to music, not quadrotors. Well, that's where you're wrong. The Montreal-based circus's latest trick manages to take the mechanical, and make it wonderfully artistic.
Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte is set to be the "first clown in space" when he blasts off for the ISS later this month. He also has some surprises planned for the crew that just might get him killed.