From his vantage point on the International Space Station, André has a unique view on ‘Spaceship Earth’. From the spectacular viewing post provided by Cupola, the ESA astronaut can observe both the beauty and fragility of our planet.
His observations support the ESA online lessons designed to help European children aged 10–18 strengthen their knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
In André's home country, the Netherlands, a team from The Netherlands Space Office, Science Center NEMO, Space Expo, WNF and ESA have teamed together to provide a Dutch language version of the project for schools: Ruimteschip Aarde.
Already available online in English and Dutch, the lessons on radiation and immunology are now also available in German, Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese.