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Interview with Andreas after Iriss mission

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen returned from his Iriss mission to the International Space Station on 12 September 2015.

ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen returned from his Iriss mission to the International Space Station on 12 September 2015.

Andreas, together with Russian commander Gennady Padalka and Kazakh cosmonaut Aidyn Aimbetov, landed with the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft in the Kazakh steppe at 02:51 CEST (00:51 GMT).

ESA used the iriss mission to test new technologies and conduct a series of scientific experiments.

Learn more about Andreas’ journey in this first interview back on Earth.