Launched on Saturday 20 July – the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing – ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano returned to space for a second six-month mission to the International Space Station.
Throughout his mission Luca worked on over 200 experiments and technology demonstrations that will aid our next steps into space. He was an integral part of a series of spacewalks planned to service the anti-matter hunter AMS-02 and the first European astronaut to lead a spacewalk.
Launch: 20 July 2019 16:28 GMT
Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan
Spacecraft: Soyuz MS-13
Docking: 6 hours after launch at 22:47 GMT
Crewmates: NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov
Landing: 6 February 09:12 GMT