Lady Gaga has already conquered the Earth and now is heading to the space. The bizarre pop-star is pushing the boundaries and territories for her art and is about to make history with her performance in outer space in the year of 2015.
Zero G Colony, a three-day hi-tech music festival, is set to take place at Spaceport America, New Mexico, and the climax of the even will feature the Mother Monster performing the first ever gig in outer space. Reported Zero G Colony is a tech festival, however according to E! News, the event is a high-concept ground event music festival, where guests will experience A-list entertainment, music, cutting-edge technology and futuristic attractions.
The 27-year-old star will board a Virgin Galactic ship to sing just one song, entourage in tow. Gaga’s performance is planned for the third day of the concert series at dawn, which is approximately six months after the first Virgin Galactic commercial flight.
According to a source, Gaga will dedicate a month of her time training her voice to get use to the atmosphere.
“She has to do a month of vocal training because of the atmosphere,” says a source, who adds that the diva’s glam squad will join her in the shuttle.
The performance is said to be “like nothing the world has seen before” both literally and figuratively as Gaga always delivers when it comes to memorable performances. The Applause hitmaker has also taken the necessary precautions to ensure she is protected against the worst possible outcome.
“Gaga has taken out a ridiculous life insurance policy,” said the source.
The performer herself hinted at the news on her Twitter page today, simply tweeting the hashtag “#GagaInSpace2015.”
Gaga most recently released her latest single, Dope, from her forthcoming album ARTPOP, which is the final song available for purchase before the album hits airwaves on Monday, Nov. 11. The heavily hyped record, which includes 15 tracks including the hit single “Applause,” also features collaborations with R.Kelly, as well as T.I., Too $hort and Twista.
Gaga may become the first chart-topper to give a concert in orbit, but it won’t be the first tune performed in space. Last year, astronaut Chis Hadfield recorded a song aboard the International Space Station. He also made the first intergalactic music video, when he covered David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in a zero-gravity video
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic programme launches next year and a list of stars including Ashton Kutcher and his girlfriend Mila Kunis, Justin Bieber and Leonardo DiCaprio have confirmed they have bought seats to fly to space for $250,000 each.
Many passengers have also visited Richard’s Necker Island to complete G-force training. The craft they will fly in, SpaceShipTwo, was unveiled in the Mojave Desert in California in 2009. Passengers on the crafts will travel 62 miles in altitude – the internationally recognised boundary of outer space – and experience weightlessness and an incredible view of the curve of the Earth, reports the Daily Mail.