Date: 12th October 2000

Mir Space Business To Go Public

Having already landed bookings from film studios, television producers, and individual multimillionaires, MirCorp, an Amsterdam-based company trying to commercialize the Russian Mir space station, is planning to list its shares in New York, London and Singapore today (Thursday), according to the Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper said that NBC has already paid $35 million for rights to the upcoming Destination Mir TV series being developed by Mark Burnett, who created the hit Survivor series. MirCorp. is due to get $20 million of that sum, the WSJ said.

Source: Studio Briefing