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Raumfahrt - Volare-Mission mit ESA-Astronaut Luca Parmitano - Teil1

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At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano (right) signs in for another round of exams, 6 May 2013. His crewmates, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg (left) and Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin look on.
The crew are preparing for their launch, 29 May 2013, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a long-duration mission to the International Space Station.
Credits: NASA
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At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano (right) signs in for another round of exams, 6 May 2013. His crewmates, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg (left) and Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin look on.
The crew are preparing for their launch, 29 May 2013, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a long-duration mission to the International Space Station.
Credits: NASA
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At the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano (right) signs in for another round of exams, 6 May 2013. His crewmates, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg (left) and Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin look on.
The crew are preparing for their launch, 29 May 2013, Kazakh time, in the Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for a long-duration mission to the International Space Station.
Credits: NASA
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Soyuz TMA-09M approaching the International Space Station for docking
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Hello from the ISS. You can’t tell I’m floating, but check my necklace!
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Towering clouds on the horizon
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My mission sticker is now flying at 17800mph in Columbus
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An active volcano is always worth taking a picture of, especially if you’re from Sicily
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What did I say about active Volcanoes? I can’t believe I saw 2 in one orbit!
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North Marianas, my first sight of an airport from space!
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Getting water after sport
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Waiting for a target…
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As the sun sets on Madagascar, everything turns to gold
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A view of the Andes from Cupola: “like any unchartered territory…strangely intriguing”
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Maybe one day our settlements on Mars will look like this…
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Our sun, our spaceship, our planet
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This sight caught me by surprise… I turned, and there it was.
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A sandstorm in Saudi Arabia, as seen from Cupola
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Mesospheric Noctilucent Clouds capture the first rays of a new day’s sun.
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Clouds off the Brazilian coast, at sunset…
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Our window on the world
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Working with the MELFI to freeze samples… don’t ask of what, though…
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“50 shades of blue” in the Australian waters
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And this is why they’re called noctilucent
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A snowy peak near La Paz, Bolivia, reminds me of a white poinsettia!
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Koko Nor lake is visible above the Soyuz solar array as we fly over China.
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ATV-4 homing in on the Station
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ATV Albert Einstein approaching!
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Very busy day moving cargo, then installed FASES, an ESA experiment
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The amazing, fragile, beautiful Maldives.
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Xizang, Tibet
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The sky is simply perfect.
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I spy with my little eye… a Space Station!
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 Sunday dinner with the crew
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