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By John O'Sullivan

the eu house supplier has a protracted historical past of human spaceflight, flying in area with either NASA and the Soviet/Russian area organisations over the years. 

This booklet tells the tale of the ESA astronauts who've visited the overseas area Station over its first decade and the way they've got lived on board, helped build the distance laboratory and played priceless clinical experiments.
ESA has contributed the Columbus technology laboratory in addition to the Copula, the Leonardo PMM and the ATV provide send to the station’s infrastructure however it is the human recreation that captures the mind's eye. From short visits to 6 month expeditions, from spacewalking to commanding the Earth’s purely outpost in house, ESA astronauts have performed a necessary function within the overseas project.
Extensive use of colour photos from NASA and ESA depicting the experiments performed, the levels of the ISS building and the private tales of the astronauts in area highlights the the most important ecu paintings on human spaceflight.

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