I have to admit, this would be totally awesome. Too bad he’s lying his ass off:
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday he was ready to be the first human sent into orbit by Iran’s fledgling space program, Iranian media reported.
Iran declared last week that it had successfully launched a monkey into space and retrieved it alive, which officials hailed as a major step towards their goal of sending humans into space.
The launch added to Western concerns about Iran’s space program because the same rocket technology could potentially be used to deliver a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.
“I am ready to be the first human to be sent to space by Iranian scientists,” Ahmadinejad said on Monday, on the sidelines of an exhibition of space achievements in Tehran, according to the Mehr news agency.
In the spirit of global harmony, I’m sure we could even convince Bibi Netanyahu to light the candle.
Word is that Ahmadinejad wants to film the entire adventure for a movie called “The Anti-Semite Stuff.”
Mini-Hitler’s launch is expected to go something like this: