Take a break with ESA astronauts Alexander Gerst, Samantha Cristoforetti, Luca Parmitano and Thomas Pesquet as they talk about residing and dealing in area. On this video, our astronauts cowl the ins and outs of accommodating a nine-person crew on the Worldwide House Station.
The Worldwide House Station (ISS) is designed for six folks, however often receives further guests for temporary intervals of time. Luca skilled this each throughout his Volare mission in 2013 for the handover of the Olympic Torch, and through his Past mission in September/October 2019 when the primary astronaut from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hazza Al Mansoori spent eight days on board.
This clip is a part of a collection filmed in February 2020, following Luca’s return from the ISS mission on 6 February. It was filmed within the crew quarters of the German Aerospace Middle DLR’s :envihab facility subsequent to ESA’s European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany.
For extra about Luca’s Past mission and different ESA astronaut-related content material, go to the Exploration weblog: https://blogs.esa.int/exploration/