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Airline pilot spots astronauts returning to Earth

Update after we confirmed the image below shows the Soyuz spacecraft returning to Earth Captain Wijker sent us this message: Just reflecting on what I saw; watched like millions of others many times animated footage of space capsules returning to … Continue reading

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Luca Parmitano talks to finalists of the Volare Space Robotics Challenge

From 400 km above the surface of Earth, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano talked with high-school students during the finals of the Volare Space Robotics Challenge. Seven teams entered remote-controlled robots that battled on a mock-up of the International Space Station. … Continue reading

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(Italiano) Luca Parmitano raccontato dalla moglie:

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The sound of Luca’s Soyuz

What does a Soyuz launch sound like? The MP3 recording below was recorded from Baikonur as Luca, Karen and Fyodor rocketed into space. Thanks, Nadjedja!

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Final steps before launch

A recap from the Expedition 36/37 last few weeks leading up to later today: launch!

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Head Squeeze: G+ hangout with Astro Paolo

Today’s hangout with ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli and the Head squeeze team is now live! the replay will be viewable shortly after we finish around 14:40.

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