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ESA Names Mission For Astronaut Tim Peake: Principia
2014-07-22 03:59:19

When ESA astronaut Tim Peake sets off for his six-month space journey next year, he will be flying under the mission name of Principia.

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2014-03-14 10:57:31

ESA astronaut Timothy Peake will be heading to the International Space Station next year and he needs your help to name his six-month mission. Send us your suggestion and help to make history.

ESA Astronaut Timothy Peake Set To Join Crew On International Space Station In 2015
2013-05-20 10:49:12

ESA’s Director General, Jean-Jacques Dordain, announced today that the ISS Multilateral Crew Operations Panel has decided on Friday, 17 May to accept his proposal to fly astronaut Timothy Peake to the International Space Station in 2015.

2012-06-20 08:39:10

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will speak with astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, commander of the 16th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission, and her fellow crewmate Timothy Peake of the European Space Agency at 4:10 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 20 as they perform their final "spacewalk" of the mission, 63 feet below the ocean's surface.

Space Lab Student Competition On YouTube Attracts 5500 Teams
2011-11-28 05:29:08

ESA astronauts will join Google and YouTube managers on 30 November to present highlights of the 'Space Lab' competition. Space Lab is challenging students around the world to design a science experiment for the International Space Station.

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2010-11-22 11:40:00

The European Space Agency (ESA) has graduated six new astronauts from its basic training program.

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2010-07-09 10:25:00

At the end of June, ESA’s six astronaut candidates were thrown out of a helicopter, left to drift at sea and abandoned under the hot Mediterranean sun – but luckily they were well-trained and under supervision.

2009-09-03 08:58:49

The European Space Agency says its six new astronaut recruits started their 18-month basic training in preparation for future space missions. The new astronauts at the European Astronaut Center in Cologne, Germany, are Samantha Cristoforetti of Milan, Italy; Alexander Gerst, from Kunzelsau, Germany; Andreas Mogensen, from Copenhagen, Denmark; Luca Parmitano, from Paterno, Italy; Timothy Peake of Chichester, England; and Thomas Pesquet of Rouen, France. The taking-up duty of the new class of...

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2009-09-03 11:55:07

ESA’s new astronaut recruits reported this week to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany. The six have started the first days of their 18-month basic training in preparation for future missions to the International Space Station and beyond.

2009-05-20 14:41:32

The European Space Agency says it has selected six people to become Europe's newest astronauts. The new recruits will join the European Astronaut Corps and start their training to prepare for future missions to the International Space Station, and beyond. The new astronauts and their nationality are Samantha Cristoforetti, Italian; Alexander Gerst, German; Andreas Mogensen, Danish; Luca Parmitano, Italian; Timothy Peake, British; and Thomas Pesquet, French. They were selected following...


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