Former Microsoftie is in the Space now !

Charles Simonyi, a former Architect and Pioneer of Microsoft Office Suite, lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 17:31 GMT, Saturday (7th April, 2007).

A human spaceflight misson named Soyuz TMA-10, a successor of Soyuz TMA-9 is carried the billionaire Charles Simonyi to Space. Charles will be back to earth after 11 days with Soyuz TMA-9 in it’s return journey to Earth.

You can track Simonyi on his website live…

Charles is also famous for his invention in coding practices called “Hungarian Notation“, a standard way to name the variables.