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Matthias Maurer

Video: Matthias Maurer trains at NASA

ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer has started pre-assignment training at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, USA. Join him on his journey in the first of a series of vlogs. Matthias travelled to Houston from Europe with fellow ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet. Thomas has flown to the International Space Station before, while Matthias is training […]

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Thomas Pesquet

Thomas starts training for second space mission

ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet has his bags packed for Houston, USA, and at the end of this month, he’ll begin training for ESA’s next mission to the International Space Station.

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Caves

Cave life for space

Before I realised it, the cave clamped down on me. A completely different world surrounded me, absorbing all my attention. This was not a simulation, but real exploration in a hostile environment dominated by darkness.

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