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Vision for the Horizons Mission

The countdown is on: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will begin his second mission next month. Alexander will be launched on 6 June with US astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev from the Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan...

Overview of the Horizons Mission

Learn more about Alexander Gerst’s second spaceflight with this new overview of the upcoming Horizons mission. Find information about Gerst’s training, life on the International Space Station and scientific research. Download Horizons brochure (PDF) Download Alexander Gerst’s quotes (PDF)