Iranians with Guinness Records

Anousheh Ansari - The Space Tourist

Anousheh Ansari became the first female space tourist on 18 September 2006 when the Soyuz TMA-9 capsule blasted off for a 10-day visit to the International Space Station. Businesswoman Ansari has had a lifelong fascination with space and is thought to have paid $20 million for the experience.