Monthly Archives: April 2013

Let’s centrifuge some questions

I have been asked “What do you feel in a human centrifuge?” several times in the last couple of days. I understand why people are curious, as even I do not get to experience sitting in a centrifuge every day. … Continue reading

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Soyuz training

In the run-up to his Volare mission, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano explains how important training is for the Soyuz spacecraft that will bring him to the International Space Station in May.

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Luke Skywalker

I am in Moscow, Russia, five weeks till launch These are the last weeks I will spend with my feet firmly on the ground (my head is still in the clouds, as always). I feel as though I was thrown … Continue reading

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