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August 01, 2015
Third spaceflight for astronaut Paolo Nespoli
Paris (ESA) Aug 01, 2015
ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli will be heading for space a third time, as part of Expeditions 52 and 53 to the International Space Station. He will be launched on a Soyuz vehicle in May 2017 on a five-month mission. The new mission is part of a barter agreement between NASA and Italy's ASI space agency involving ESA astronauts. It will be ASI's third long-duration flight, following Luca Parmitano's Volare in 2013 and Samantha Cristoforetti's Futura this year. Paolo's first spaceflight was his t ... read more
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Japanese firm to mature whisky in space
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Solar weather reports key to safe space travel
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