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ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli will be launched to the International Space Station on 15 December at 20:09 CET (16 December 01:09 Baikonur time). Media are invited to the main event in Nespoli's home town of Verano Brianza, with subsidiary events in Paris and Cologne.
ESA's Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured on the final exam day in his flight suit near the Soyuz TMA simulator.

ESA's Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured on the final exam day in his flight suit near the Soyuz TMA simulator.

Paolo Nespoli's MagISStra mission is Europe's third long-duration flight on the International Space Station (ISS). His duties during the six-month mission will include receiving Europe's second ATV supply ferry and exploiting the research capabilities of Europe's Columbus laboratory with an intensive programme of scientific experiments. For more information about Paolo and the MagISStra mission, please visit: www.esa.int/magisstra

The main launch event will be held in Paolo's home town, Verano Brianza, Italy, not far from his birthplace. Attending the event will be ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Arrangements can be made for remote interviews with the Director of Human Spaceflight, Simonetta Di Pippo, who will be in Paris. Doors open at 18:30.

Media in Germany can attend the event at the European Astronaut Centre (EAC). Two ESA astronauts will provide commentary: Alexander Gerst and André Kuipers. André flew with a Soyuz in 2004 and will repeat the experience in late 2011. Doors open at 19:00.

At ESA Headquarters, the Director of Human Spaceflight, Simonetta Di Pippo, and other space experts will be available for interviews. Doors open at 19:15.
The launch will be transmitted live via satellite and on ESA's Web: www.esa.int

Source: ESA
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Paolo Nespoli

Follow the launch of ESA astronaut

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli will be launched to the International Space Station on 15 December at 20:09 CET (16 December 01:09 Baikonur time). Media are invited to the main event in Nespoli's home town of Verano Brianza, with subsidiary events in Paris and Cologne.
ESA's Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured on the final exam day in his flight suit near the Soyuz TMA simulator.

ESA's Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured on the final exam day in his flight suit near the Soyuz TMA simulator.

Paolo Nespoli's MagISStra mission is Europe's third long-duration flight on the International Space Station (ISS). His duties during the six-month mission will include receiving Europe's second ATV supply ferry and exploiting the research capabilities of Europe's Columbus laboratory with an intensive programme of scientific experiments. For more information about Paolo and the MagISStra mission, please visit: www.esa.int/magisstra

The main launch event will be held in Paolo's home town, Verano Brianza, Italy, not far from his birthplace. Attending the event will be ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Arrangements can be made for remote interviews with the Director of Human Spaceflight, Simonetta Di Pippo, who will be in Paris. Doors open at 18:30.

Media in Germany can attend the event at the European Astronaut Centre (EAC). Two ESA astronauts will provide commentary: Alexander Gerst and André Kuipers. André flew with a Soyuz in 2004 and will repeat the experience in late 2011. Doors open at 19:00.

At ESA Headquarters, the Director of Human Spaceflight, Simonetta Di Pippo, and other space experts will be available for interviews. Doors open at 19:15.
The launch will be transmitted live via satellite and on ESA's Web: www.esa.int

Source: ESA
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Paolo Nespoli

Follow the launch of ESA astronaut

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli will be launched to the International Space Station on 15 December at 20:09 CET (16 December 01:09 Baikonur time). Media are invited to the main event in Nespoli's home town of Verano Brianza, with subsidiary events in Paris and Cologne.
ESA's Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured on the final exam day in his flight suit near the Soyuz TMA simulator.

ESA's Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli captured on the final exam day in his flight suit near the Soyuz TMA simulator.

Paolo Nespoli's MagISStra mission is Europe's third long-duration flight on the International Space Station (ISS). His duties during the six-month mission will include receiving Europe's second ATV supply ferry and exploiting the research capabilities of Europe's Columbus laboratory with an intensive programme of scientific experiments. For more information about Paolo and the MagISStra mission, please visit: www.esa.int/magisstra

The main launch event will be held in Paolo's home town, Verano Brianza, Italy, not far from his birthplace. Attending the event will be ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Arrangements can be made for remote interviews with the Director of Human Spaceflight, Simonetta Di Pippo, who will be in Paris. Doors open at 18:30.

Media in Germany can attend the event at the European Astronaut Centre (EAC). Two ESA astronauts will provide commentary: Alexander Gerst and André Kuipers. André flew with a Soyuz in 2004 and will repeat the experience in late 2011. Doors open at 19:00.

At ESA Headquarters, the Director of Human Spaceflight, Simonetta Di Pippo, and other space experts will be available for interviews. Doors open at 19:15.
The launch will be transmitted live via satellite and on ESA's Web: www.esa.int

Source: ESA
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