Astronaut Paolo Nespoli live from ISS to London is OVER.
Fri, Sep 29 from 1:40 – 2:20pm BST Science & Technology
ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli spoke to audience at London’s New Scientist Live. It was via a link with the International Space Station on Friday 29 September.
Libby Jackson of UK Space Agency, former mission controller and flight director for ESA’s astronauts, explained the works of the ISS operations. With her was BT Sport presenter Craig Doyle.
Streaming started at 13:40 BST.
New Scientist Live is organised by the team behind New Scientist Magazine.
In his goodbye speech Paolo warned that earth was changing and that environmental care needed to keep the planet looking wonderful. Working on the space station is a dream for him.
ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli – 60 years old – flies for the third time to the International Space Station 28 July. The launch was on a Soyuz capsule with crew mates Russian cosmonaut Sergei Ryazansky and US astronaut Randy Bresnik.
Nespoli is an old hand at the job. The experience gained will be valuable for future science. It is a dream the astronaut has had since childhood. The training for the third trip was extensive. Although the Italian found it easy enough to do. Nespoli was ecstatic when he launched into space heading for the International Space Station
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