Opponents vote to send Egypt's Mursi into space
Published on Feb 23, 2013 8:56 PM
CAIRO (AFP) - Opponents of Egypt's President Mohamed Mursi are voting to send him where no Islamist leader has gone before: outer space.
Mursi on Saturday was leading the field in Egypt in an online contest sponsored by deodorant makers Axe to send a lucky few on a shuttle operated by space tourism company Space Expedition Corp.
Egypt's opposition movement April 6 entered Mursi into the competition.
"With God's help, and under His care, Mursi will soon be launched to the moon," the group said on its Facebook page, along with a picture of the president in a spacesuit.
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