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The ecu area corporation has an extended background of human spaceflight, flying in house with either NASA and the Soviet/Russian area organisations over the years. 

This e-book 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 precious 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 in simple terms outpost in area, ESA astronauts have performed an essential function within the overseas project.
Extensive use of colour pictures 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 an important ecu paintings on human spaceflight.

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