ESA astronauts training for International Space Station
ESA’s human spaceflight programme is gaining experience with long-duration missions on the International Space Station.
A new generation of European astronauts will conduct scientific experiments and enjoy orbiting Earth in 2013 and 2014.
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano will fly from Baikonur, Russia, next May for six months, followed by ESA astronauts Alexander Gerst and Samantha Cristoforetti in 2014.
This video shows them training at the Johnson Space Centre in Houston, USA
and Star City in Moscow, Russia.
More information can be found on: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight
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Alexander Gerst training for his second ISS mission
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