People were invited to send a question they would like to ask André. The lucky group was chosen from more than 500 applicants to attend the SpaceTweetup in ESTEC, the Netherlands. 10 of them then had the chance to ask their question directly to André, during the live call.
Before the call, hosted in ESTEC’s Erasmus Centre, the Twitter followers were treated to an interactive 3D tour of the Space Station, saw a zero-gravity drop tower in action and visited ESTEC’s test centre. For the 80 attendees, from Spain, Italy, Belgium, Germany, USA and many from André’s home country, the Netherlands, met friends and made new ones. For some, it was an opportunity to see in person people they only knew via social media.
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