European Astronaut Paolo Nespoli’s MagISStra mission at midway point

15 March 2011

ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli is now half way into his six-month mission on the International Space Station. Monday’s handover of command heralds the departure of three crewmembers and the arrival of a new trio in the coming weeks.

 http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEMHDF0U5LG_index_0.html

ESA Astronaut Paolo Nespoli

Born on 6 April 1957 in Milan, Italy. His hometown is Verano Brianza, Milan, Italy. Enjoys scuba diving, aircraft piloting, assembly of computer hardware and electronic equipment, computer software.

Credits: ESA – J-L.Atteleyn

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