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I am back on Earth but the mission continues

My return to Earth with the Soyuz was an intense experience. After undocking we conducted some tests and orbited Earth one more time. Above the South-Atlantic Ocean the braking motor fired for four minutes. 140 kms above Egypt the spacecraft … Continue reading

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Sport, experiments and somersaults for TV

Every day on board the ISS I change into several different clothes. Back home on Earth most people have a logical schedule. You go to work, go shopping in the weekend, visit friends or go to a sport club. In … Continue reading

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The ISS: a bigger home with a lovely window

My first week on the space station is already over. Our launch was great. It might have been even better for the spectators than it was for us, as we did not see anything until we were about eighty kilometres … Continue reading

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