Italian President speaks with Nespoli and Vittori - watch the replay

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23 May 2011

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano spoke to the two Italian astronauts, Paolo Nespoli and Roberto Vittori, aboard the Space Station, just before Paolo's departure. The President was welcomed by Expedition 27 Commander Dmitri Kondratyev and Shuttle Commander Mark Kelly congratulated him on the 150 years of Italian unity.

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